THSS Thunder take Chilliwack tournament

Grade 8 boys' team undefeated so far this season

  • Dec. 13, 2011 11:00 a.m.

The Thomas Haney Thunder Grade 8 boys’ basketball team are off to a 5-0 start to the season after winning the GW Graham tournament in Chilliwack last weekend.

The Thunder opened the tourney with a 51-40 win over Mt. Slesse. Gabe Laza was selected game MVP for his 22-point performance, while Brandon Shanley added 11 points.

In the second game, the Thunder defeated Khalsa 65-44. Mitch Thomson was selected game MVP and Shanley chipped in eight points on the fast break. Brandon Williams led all scorers with 14 points.

In the final game, the Thunder defeated Pacific Academy 54-38. Anthony Kalinich was selected game MVP while Joseph Stapleton had a huge game, scoring 13 points while playing solid defence.

Laza was selected tournament MVP and Mitch Thomson was selected to the tournament all-star team.