CORNWALL – The St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School Ravens Junior boys’ basketball team travelled to St. Lawrence College in Cornwall on Fri., Dec. 1, for a tri-meet. It was the Ravens’first two games of the 2017-18 season as they faced the Centennial Regional High School from Longueille, Que., in the early game and took on the St. Lawrence Secondary School Saints in their second game of the day.
The Ravens’ defence let them down a little in the first game allowing 60 points to be scored on them but their offence played well scoring 39 points; however, when the dust settled it was still a loss. The Ravens’ Aiden Nyentap led the way with 12 points, Macen Birch and Kai Daneil each scored seven and Callum Tait scored six.
In their second game, the Ravens took on the home team Saints. This time their defence held up allowing only 20 points to be scored and their offence remained consistent with another 39 points taking the game 39-20. Nyentap led the way again with 11 points, Dave McNair scored five and Brock Ballantyne and Aidan McPhail each scored four.