Team Name: Grade 8 Boys Basketball
Coaches: Stuart Wallenstein & Gabe Gibbs
Date: Jan 18-20, 2018
Event Title: Battle of the Bay Tournament at Elgin Park
- Southridge 69 - Fleetwood 68
- Southridge 56 - Seaqum 49
- Southridge 65 - Elgin 57
Season Record: 8-3 League: 1-2
The Grade 8 Boys finished the weekend defeating the hosts Elgin, in a close final to win back to back tournaments.
After an exciting double overtime win by 1 point against Fleetwood on Thursday, the team won comfortably in their second game against Seaqum.
Kabir Buttar scored 30 points with Matthab Gill on 13 points. We built on our first game with some solid rebounding and turnovers which made the difference.
In the Final we started off strong, leading 19-11 after the first quarter. At half time we led 27-18 and looked like we were in a strong position. In the third quarter we allowed Elgin back into the game and they got within 5 points. Kabir was dominant in the final quarter and Rohan and Matthab kept the score ticking over to allow us to keep Elgin from getting close.
Next game: Tuesday 23rd away Tamanawis (5pm)