Red Hawks basketball program in full playoff mode
Congratulations to the senior boys’ basketball team on an impressive 61-39 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas in Haliburton on Thursday, Feb.9.
The boys fired on all cylinders in the first quarter, jumping out to a 23-2 lead on the strength of McKay Coneybeare’s four three-pointers. McKay finished the game with 19 points. Sage Christiano had his best game of the season, notching a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Kyle Cooper and Sam Longo chipped in with eight points each. The win secured second place in Kawartha West league play and a first seed in Single A playoffs. The seniors will play Campbellford at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Peterborough. If the Hawks win they will host the winner between Port Hope and St. Thomas for the Kawartha A Championship at HHSS on Thursday at 1 p.m. Both finalists advance to COSSA. Seeding will be determined. COSSA is on Feb. 23 in Quinte.
Jr ballers follow elders
The junior boys’ basketball team beat St. Thomas 39-26 on Thursday, Feb.9, earning a bye for the first round of playoffs. Kade Bain played his best game of the year, scoring 19 points.
The Hawks await the winner between Brock and Campbellford and will play here at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. If they win they will play the winner of either St. Thomas, Norwood or Port Hope later that day at 2:30 for the Kawartha A Championship. Both teams advance, but will battle for COSSA seeding.
Top spot for junior girls’ volleyball
Congratulations to the junior girls’ volleyball team who qualified for next week’s Kawartha tournament by finishing first overall.
Hawks soar, heading into stretch
The Red Hawks hockey team defeated Thomas A. Stewart 7-4 and Cobourg Collegiate 6-0 last week on Thursday, Feb. 9. Great effort, team! The team, which is in a three-way tie for third in the Kawartha Boys High School Hockey League, will play Crestwood on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Peterborough. They will play Campbellford on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. to make up for Feb. 8 home game cancelled for a snow day. Playoffs technically start this Thursday, Feb. 16 when the eighth and ninth place league teams battle. The first to eight place teams will play the opening round of best of three playoff series from Feb. 21 to 28. HHSS will host (team to be decided) on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. The final four advance to Kawartha “on or around March at the top rated team.” COSSA is March 6.
Submitted by Judi Paul with files from Darren Lum