Hyacks win juvenile tourney

The New Westminster Hyacks defeated the host Handsworth Royals 62-38 to take third place in a juvenile girls high school basketball tournament in North Vancouver on the weekend.

Zoe Roberts led the Hyacks with 15 points in the final while Madisen Obrovac scored 14.

Abbotsford’s W.J. Mouat Hawks downed New West 41-38 in the semifinals with Obrovac scoring 10 points. Katie Bruyneel was the top point getter in their first round game, a 68-17 win over the Rosedale Ravens, with 15 points.

The senior girls team won a pair of Burnaby/New Westminster league games last week and another Monday. Last week they downed the Burnaby Mountain Lions 78-50 and the Burnaby Central Wildcats 109-27. Meriam Ali continues to hold the hot shooting hand with 30 points against Mountain and another 29 versus Central while Izabelle Datayan notched 12 in the first game and 23 in the second. Camille Sangalang contributed 21 points in the victory over Central.

On Monday, they downed the Byrne Creek Bulldogs 72-38 with Ali scoring 22 points and Datayan 13 while Hannah Devos chipped in with 10


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