The Georges P. Vanier Vipers senior high boys’ basketball team won the silver medal at their invitational tournament on Jan. 30. In the photo above, in front, from left, are Sean Sutton, Dustin Jones, Nathan Owanga and Jacob Johnson. In back, from left, are coach Paula Guindon, Eric Anctil, Bennie Owanga, Cameron Beaudoin, Roland Lavoie, Felix Roth and Trent Anderson-Dafoe. Not shown is Venz Garcia.
The Georges P. Vanier Vipers senior high boys’ basketball team came away with the silver medal at the invitational tournament and coach Paula Guindon is proud of them.
“It’s bitter sweet,” she says. “They worked so hard, playing five games and coming short six points in the final. But they worked hard to play in the final, they deserved it.”
The tournament started in the evenign of Jan. 29. The Vipers played against the Roland Michener Secondary School Rams of Slave Lake, in the championship game on Jan. 30. The Rams won the game by a score of 53-47, to win the gold.
The other teams to play in the tournament were the Saint Andrew’s Saints of High Prairie and the Atikameg Warriors from Whitefish Lake First Nation.
Prior to the championship game, the Vipers played against the Saints in the bronze medal game. The Vipers won the game 52-36 and the Saints took the bronze medal.
The Georges P. Vanier Vipers played against the Roland Michener Secondary School Rams in the championship game on Jan. 30. The Rams won 53-47.
The Georges P. Vanier Vipers and the St. Andrew’s Saints of High Prairie played in the bronze medal game in the afternoon of Jan. 30. The Vipers won the game 52-36 to advance to the gold medal game. The Saints took home the bronze medal.
The Atikameg Warriors of Whitefish Lake First Nation participated in the tournament. In the photo above, they played against the St. Andrew’s Saints on Jan. 29. The Saints won the game by a score of 47-39 in overtime.