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Basketball News From The Province of New Brunswick

December 8th, 2020

A - Canterbury Celtics 119 vs Tobique Valley Panthers 20

Single A girls league play from the West saw the Canterbury Celtics travel to Tobique Valley in what would be a mismatch of a powerhouse A team and an up and coming A team. It would be all Canterbury here as they exploded out of the gate for a 61 - 10 lead after 20 minutes.  The second half would look a lot like the first as the Celtics put up 58 more points and held the Panthers to 10 points again in the second.  Canterbury win this one 119 - 20 for an important road win in league action.  The Celtics were led by Meg Hume (30), Kyla Jewett (28) and Aly Dickison (20).  Tobique Valley's Abby Arden scored 12 for the panthers in a losing cause.

November 24th, 2020

A / Ex - Fredericton Black Kats (Ex) 31 vs Nackawic Nighthawks (A) 56

The Nackawic Nighthawks hosted the Fredericton High Black Kats exhibition team on Tuesday night.  The Nighthawks would take the Dub in this affair 56 to 31.  Nackawic were led by Sophia Saad with 18 points, Haley Wilson added 13 points and Haley Nason got in on the act with 9 of her own.  L. Wightman led the way for Fredericton with 12 points and A. Anupindi chipped in with 6.  These two will meet again tomorrow night in Fredericton.


AA / A - Carleton North High Stars (AA) 48 vs Canterbury Celtics (A) 67

This Tuesday night matchup between Carleton North and Canterbury would be th efirst action for each team.  The lead would be single digits after 20 minutes as Canterbury held a 31 - 22 edge at the half.  The Celtics would show more of the same in the second half as they outscore the Stars 36 to 26 and take the game at home 67 to 48.  Top scorers for Canterbury were Meg Hume (16), Claudia Patterson (15) and Aly Dickison (14).  For Carleton North it was Mallie Kilfoil with 18 to lead all players, while Isabella Joudry added 8 and Maddie Peterson contributed 7.


November 25th, 2020

AA - James M Hill Tommies 69 vs Bathurst Phantoms 49

Bathurst High would host the Tommies from James M Hill on Wednesday evening.  The opening 10 minutes would be highly enteraining and competitive as the Tommies would edge out the Phantoms 15 to 12.  James M Hill would stretch the lead out in the second and they took a 39 to 26 lead into the halftime break.  Bathurst would show more signs of life in the 3rd and they take the quarter 16 to 10 and the Tommies' lead was down to 7 as they headed to the final quarter.  JMH flexed their muscles in the fourth and took the final period 20 - 7 for the 69 to 49 win.  James M Hill were led by Jenny Cripps with her game high 27 with help from Emma Clark who added 15.  Top scorers for Bathurst were Elysee Kalendra (23), Anna Brewster (10) and Cassidy MacDonald (10).


A / Ex - Nackawic Nighthawks (A) 57 vs Fredericton (Ex) 34

The back end of the home and home between these two looked a whole lot like the first game yesterday in Nackawic.  The Nighthawks would defend home turn in this exhibition match with the Fredericton High Exhibition team 57 to 34.  For Nackawic it was Haley Wilson with a game high 21 points, while Sofia MacFarlane contributed 13 and ninth grade players Brooke Schneider and Haley Nason each added 6 points.  The Black Kats were led by E. Coburn (15) and L. Wightman (6).