High school hoop team in provincials

By Murray Green

The École Camrose Composite High School basketball senior boy’s earned fourth spot in 3A provincials.

The senior boys finished league play in third place and were ranked sixth in the province prior to the final championships.

St. Joe’s of Red Deer won the central zone and Wetaskiwin is the host, who came in second.  The Trojans beat H.J. Cody for third place in the zone and earned the wildcard berth.

Wetaskiwin Comp hosted both the girls and boys 3A basketball provincials March 16 to 18.

ÉCCHS played the number 11th ranked St. Martin de Porres School in the opening game for both clubs with Camrose winning 83-72. The Trojans played third ranked Brooks in the next round and came out victorious 92-82.

The Trojans earned the right to play Holy Trinity in the semifinals on March 17 and lost 96-81. In the bronze medal game, Camrose lost 92-83 to Strathmore.