The 46th chase for the Silver Fox begins today
Saltfleet Storm, the only undefeated (11-0) team in the Hamilton boys’ public high school league, and Cardinal Newman Cardinals, the only undefeated (9-0) team in the Hamilton Catholic league, will be the first local teams to tip off in the 46th annual Teachers Life Silver Fox Invitational Basketball Tournament on Thursday morning.
The Cardinals play Timmins High School and Vocational School at Glendale Secondary School at 9 a.m. Thursday, while the Storm play host to Brampton’s St. Roch Catholic Secondary School at 10 a.m. at Saltfleet District High School.
The two-day tournament is also a twogym tournament, with Saltfleet and Glendale hosting every game.
The last three games of the Silver Fox are all at Saltfleet, culminating in the tournament championship final at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
St Benedict Saints of Cambridge are ranked No. 1 in the tournament and play against Peterborough’s Adam Scott CI at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Saltfleet. Organizers have rated Cardinal Newman as the top local team, after their victory in the Mark Walton Tournament and third place finish in the prestigious St. Mike’s event.
Cathedral Gaels, sitting in second place in the Hamilton Catholic League, open their tournament run at noon Thursday at Glendale against highly-regarded St. Francis Xavier of Mississauga.
Sir Allan MacNab Lions, second in Hamilton league play, meet Niagara’s St. Paul’s at Glendale at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
For regularly updated results, check silverfoxbball.blogspot.com.