Hoops: Sr. Ramblers edge Wildcats

MRSS jr. boys finish regular season 9-1.

  • Feb. 17, 2015 12:00 p.m.

The Maple Ridge Ramblers capped the senior boys’ basketball regular season Saturday with a 47-46 win over the Westview Wildcats.

Isaac Halas led MRSS with 19 points, while Owen Stewart drained 10. Tristan Coumont contributed 12 rebounds and eight recoveries.

With the win, the Ramblers finished the fifth in the Fraser Valley’s AAA East Division with 4-5 record. Westview was seventh at 3-6, while the SRT Titans were eighth at 2-7.

Ridge fell 63-43 to fourth-place Rick Hansen on Friday. Coumont had 14 points and nine boards. Halas also had 14 points, while Brandon Williams grabbed nine rebounds.

Thursday, the Ramblers fell 59-55 to second-place Robert Bateman. Josh Solk and Williams led with 17 points each, while Coumont had 13.  Stewart had eight assists and 10 recoveries.

Also on Friday, SRT lost 68-62 to Langley secondary. The Titans defeated R.E. Mountain 50-40 on Thursday.

Prior to that, Westview defeated SRT 61-53 on Tuesday.

Playoffs begin this week.

• The MRSS junior boys finished the regular season with a 9-1 record. They won their last three games: 42-23 over Pitt Meadows; 59-33 over Westview’ and 44-28 over SRT.