Katrina Martin, left, and Nikki Arsenault, co-captains of the Athena Hawks, accept the championship plaque from the recent M.E. Callaghan Girls AA Basketball tournament. They outscored their opposition 132-77 while compiling three tournament victories.
PROFIT’S CORNER -- Athena defeated M.E. Callaghan 51-29 in the championship final of the recent
ME Callaghan Girls AA Basketball Tournament. Players of the game in the championship final were Karina Martin for Athena and Gemma Shea for Callaghan. Tournament all-stars in the six-team tournament were Nikki Arsenault, Athena; Lyndsay Callaghan, M.E. Callaghan; Paiton Gallant, Hernewood; Abby Donald, Kensington; Grace Fisher, Summerside Intermediate A and Taylor MacDougall, Birchwood. Teams were divided into two pools, with the top team in each pool playing for gold. Athena won their pool with wins of 38-30 over Summerside Intermediate A and 43-18 over Hernewood. Athena players-of-the-game in those games were Fiona Steele and Nikki Arsenault respectively. Player of the game for SIS was Abby Malayny and for Hernewood, Joselyn Jelley. The host Callaghan Cougars took first in their pool with wins of 54-14 over Birchwood and 46-34 over Kensington. Callaghan’s players-of-the-game were Madelyyn Aylward and Rickilee MacLeod. Getting player of the game honours for Birchwood was Taylor MacDougall, and for Kensington, Annie Tuplin.
Other round-robin results:
Kensington 47, Birchwood 30 (Player of the game for Kensington, Jensen Mayne and for Birchwood, Dorsa Ghomlia) and Hernewood 41, SIS A 30 (Player of the game for Hernewood, Ashton Grigg and SIS, Lauryn Reeves).
Bronze medal game
Hernewood 43, Kensington 17. Player of the game for Hernewood, Maddy MacKinnon; for Kensington 17, Hannah Woodside.
Fifth and sixth place game
SIS “A” 34, Birchwood 21. Player of the game for SIS, Jordyn Connell; for Birchwood, Katie Hunter.