The Panthers won all three of their games by 17-, 19- and eight-point differences.
There were three Prince County teams entered – the host SIS Owls (2-1), Summerside-based Athena Hawks (2-1) and the M.E. Callaghan Cougars (0-3) from Profit’s Corner.
Following is a look at the boys’ games:
New Glasgow Panthers 50
SIS Owls 33
At SIS, the Panthers took a 26-18 lead into halftime, and went on to cruise to a 17-point victory over the host Owls.
Wayne Desmond, with 12 points, led the Panthers while Jayden MacLean (11) was the Owls’ top scorer.
Players of the game were Dustin Lawrence (Panthers) and Logan Cameron (Owls).
SIS Owls 50
Bayview Bobcats 35
At SIS, the Owls played a complete game and pulled away from the Bobcats in the second half.
The teams went into the break with the Owls in front 20-14.
Logan MacDougall (12) and MacLean (11) were the Owls’ top point-getters. Bayview received 13 points from its player-of-the-game Dakota Benoit and 11 from Tyler Hiltz.
Chris Richard was the Owls’ player of the game.
Bayview Bobcats 50
M.E. Callaghan Cougars 48
At SIS, Bayview’s player-of-the-game Wendell Larsen sank a basket on a last-second play to lift the Bobcats to victory.
Larsen’s 12 points was second in scoring to Dakota Benoit’s 16-point effort.
Cody Ellsworth (11) and Colton Chaisson (10) were the leading scorers for Callaghan.
Players of the game were Larsen and Chaisson.
New Glasgow Panthers 61
M.E. Callaghan Cougars 42
At SIS, the Panthers played a steady game against the Cougars.
J.C. McRae, who was named New Glasgow’s player of the game, added seven points.
Jacob Rayner (12) and Conner Hergert (7) keyed the attack for the Cougars.
The Panthers led 31-24 at halftime.
Players of the game were McRae and Hergert.
SIS Owls 38
Central Colchester Bears 26
At SIS, a strong second half keyed the Owls’ victory.
MacLean (16) and MacDougall (14) both had big offensive games for the Owls, who trailed 23-20 at the break.
Isaac Upham (14) and Max Budgey (11) were Central Colchester’s leading offensive performers.
Players of the game were MacLean and Budgey.
Central Colchester Bears 59
M.E. Callaghan Cougars 44
At Athena Consolidated, Upham poured in 18 points to lead the Bears while Ellsworth’s 16-point performance sparked the Cougars.
The Bears held a 26-19 advantage at the half.
The players of the game were Ellsworth and Mitchell Gilchrist (Bears).
New Glasgow Panthers 47
Athena Hawks 39
At Athena Consolidated, the Panthers built on a 23-20 lead at the break in the second half.
Wayne Desmond’s 12 points sparked the Panthers. Cameron Paynter registered 13 points for the Hawks.
The players of the game were Johnny Reddick (Panthers) and Matthew Tanton (Hawks).
Athena Hawks 44
Central Colchester Bears 42
At Athena Consolidated, the Hawks prevailed on their home court in a very close game.
The score at the half was 26-24 in favour of Athena, which was led by Matthew Arsenault’s 18 points. Upham sank 27 for the Bears.
Players of the game were Paynter and Duncan Baillie (Bears).
Athena Hawks 59
Bayview Bobcats 46
At Athena Consolidated, Arsenault had another big game for the victorious Hawks with a 25-point effort.
Larsen had 12 points for the Bobcats.
Athena led by 17 points, 34-17, at the intermission.
Players of the game were Arsenault and Ryan Forward (Bobcats).
Boys’ standings at SIS Hoopfest:
New Glasgow 3 0
S’side Intermediate 2 1
Athena 2 1
Central Colchester 1 2
Bayview 1 2
M.E. Callaghan 0 3