SUMMERSIDE – The Three Oaks Axemen are off to a winning start in the 21st annual Three Oaks Senior High School Christmas Classic.
Aidan Smith scored 17 points to lead the Axemen to a 76-26 victory over the Bluefield Bobcats in the opening game of senior AAA boys’ basketball tournament.
Three Oaks led 23-12 at halftime, and then pulled away in the second half.
Nick Jackson had a game-high 18 points for the Bobcats.
Three Oaks plays two games on Friday against Amherst at 2:15 p.m., and Miramichi Valley at 6:45 p.m.
In Thursday’s late games, the Westisle Wolverines were taking on the Prince Andrew Panthers from Halifax, N.S., and the Colonel Gray Colonels and Charlottetown Rural Raiders were playing in Charlottetown.
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