Road win to start Red Hawks season
By Darren Lum
Published Dec. 13, 2016
The Red Hawks senior boys’ basketball team started the season well, beating the Lindsay Collegiate Vocational Institute (LCVI) Spartans on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in Lindsay.
“Nice win for the seniors against LCVI.The score was 50-31,” head coach Paul Longo wrote in an email.
He added the team’s press defence caused multiple turnovers, resulting in 14 points.
Hawks player Kyle Cooper led his team with 18 points, including eight boards, four steals, and three assists while teammate Sam Longo added 10 points, five assists, and two steals. Hawks player and veteran from last year McKay Coneybeare distributed the ball well, finishing with eight assists and pitched in also on the glass with five boards and contributed to the defensive end with three steals.
Longo said he received “quality minutes” from his players: Collin Martin, Braden Mertins, Rylan Gwyn, Liam Bergman, Zak Shantz, Cam Little, Brandon Verstege, Sage Christiano and Alec Stoughton.
With files from Paul Longo.