Sports

Sardis knocks Pitt Meadows out of Telus tourney

Pitt Meadows player Alejandro Canjura (7) goes up for a shot against a Sardis defender.  - Colleen Flanagan
Pitt Meadows player Alejandro Canjura (7) goes up for a shot against a Sardis defender.
— image credit: Colleen Flanagan

It’s becoming clear the Pitt Meadows Marauders will have a long way to go to live up to their No. 8 ranking.

“There is huge disappointment in our performance this year,” said head coach Rich Goulet after a Wednesday afternoon loss.They opened the Telus Basketball Classic with a 61-57 loss to the Sardis Falcons.

Sardis’ Hayden Lejeune scored 20 points in the first half, as the six-foot-eight big man presented all kinds of matchup problems for Goulet’s crew, and forced them out of man-on-man defence.

Pitt trailed 30-29 at the half, enjoyed a great run that put them up 44-34 early in the third quarter, but inconsistent offence cost them the game.

Alejandro Canjura with 15 points and point guard Sho Nashimoto with 12 led the offence.

The loss knocked them out of contention in the tourney, and they played a consolation game against Archbishop Carney on Thursday.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings
 
Lockdown at research station in Agassiz following Ottawa shooting
 
Seating switch irks wrestlers
A tale of two Hastings zones
 
Hyacks hopeful heading into 2013 season
 
Fighting Irish defeat Hyacks on Seniors Night
Local Hoop Rivals Go Up
 
Roadrunners dominating competition
 
Luyken signing with UBC T-Birds

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.