10th annual basketball classic on tap
Phil Callan Memorial Sr. High Basketball Classic runs Nov. 29-Dec. 1
The Shelburne Rebels will be hosting the 10th annual Phil Callan Memorial Sr. High Basketball Classic on Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 at Shelburne Regional High School.
Eight teams will be competing in the two-division, round robin tournament.
In the senior boys’ division, the Shelburne Rebels will be tipping off against the West Kings Wolverines, Lockeport Greenwave and the Central Kings Gators.
The Yarmouth Vikings, West Kings Wolverines and Oxford Golden Bears will be joining the Rebels on the court in the senior girls’ division.
Action gets underway on Nov. 29 with Lockeport meeting Shelburne at 6 p.m. (girls) and 7:30 p.m. (boys) Tournament play opens on Nov. 30 at 1 p.m. with five games on tap for the day. The opening ceremonies are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The tournament continues on Dec. 1 at 9:30 a.m.
The tournament is a round robin format. There are no championship games.
Thursday, Nov. 29
6 p.m. Lockeport vs Shelburne (girls)
7:30 p.m. Lockeport vs. Shelburne (boys)
Friday, Nov. 30
1 p.m. Yarmouth vs Shelburne (girls)
2:30 p.m. Central Kings vs. Lockeport (boys)
4 p.m. West Kings vs. Yarmouth (girls)
5:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies
5:45 p.m. Oxford vs Shelburne (girls)
7:15 p.m. West Kings vs Shelburne (boys)
Saturday, Dec. 1
9:30 p.m. West Kings vs. Oxford (girls)
11 a.m. Central Kings vs. West Kings (boys)
12:30 p.m. Oxford (girls)
2 p.m. Lockeport
3:30 p.m. West Kings vs Shelburne (girls)
5 p.m. Central Kings vs. Shelburne (boys) vs. Yarmouth vs. West
Clare 4 – NKEC 3
The Clare Loups defeated the NKEC Titans 4-3 in overtime at Université Sainte Anne on Saturday.
In the first period NKEC went ahead 1-0 but the second period saw Clare’s Sebastien LeBlanc score 2 goals, assisted by Spencer Dugas and Nema Hanna. NKEC tied the game 2-2 before the period ended.
The third period saw NKEC to take a 3-2 lead, but Braeden Trimper tied the game up with 1:01 left in the third period, assisted by Jacob Chartier and Sebastien LeBlanc. The game went into a 4-on-4 overtime. With 4:11 on the clock Simon Muise scored for Clare, assisted by Sebastien LeBlanc for the win.
Par-en-Bas 5 – Clare 4 (Shootout win)
The Par-en-Bas Sharks defeated the Clare Loups 5-4 following a shootout at the Mariners Centre.
Branden Brooks scored Clare’s first goal, assisted by Miguel Dugas. PEB then scored twice to take the league with goals by Andre D’Entremont (Gavin OConnell) and Zach Darcy (Miguel d’Eon). The first period ended 2-1.
In the second period Jean Luc Comeau scored, assisted by Nema Hanna to tie things 2-2, but PEB’s Hayden Young (Andre D’Entremont), and Yanick Cottreau (Miguel d’Eon) scored, ending the period 4-2.
Things got interesting in the third period when Clare’s Alain Theriault (Braeden Trimper, Miguel Dugas) scored, and then later Jean-Luc Comeau tied the game with an unassisted goal. After a scoreless 4-on-4 overtime the game went to a shootout with Andre d’Entremont scoring the only goal, giving PEB the 5-4 victory.