RUSSELL – The Russell High School T-Wolves Junior Boys’ basketball team opened their 2017-18 season with three games. The T-Wolves opened their season in Embrun as they took on the Cyclones on Nov. 29, then headed to Casselman on Dec. 1, to take on the Dynamos and held their home opener on Wed., Dec. 13, as they welcomed the Rockland District High School Wildcats.
Wildcats 58 T-Wolves 37:
The RHS T-Wolves Junior Boys’ basketball team welcomed the Rockland District High School Wildcats on Wed., Dec. 13, in PRSSAA. The T-Wolves got off to a good start in the game outscoring the Wildcats 14-11 in the opening quarter but the Wildcats took over from there scoring 15 second-quarter points and holding the T-Wolves to just three.
The Wildcats took a 26-17 lead into the dressing room at the half. The Wildcats outscored the T-Wolves 15-7 in the third quarter and took a commanding 41-24 lead into the final quarter. The Wildcats scored another 17 points in the fourth quarter and held the T-Wolves to just 13 taking the game 58-37.
Scoring for the T-Wolves were Scott Roos with 11 points, Payton Rudder with eight, Kevin Anderson with six, Seth Gillingham with five, Mitchell Stoddard with four and Ruben Jaquemet with three.
Dynamos 66 T-Wolves 31:
The RHS T-Wolves Junior Boys’ basketball team travelled to the École secondaire catholique de Casselman on Fri., Dec. 1, to take on the Dynamos in PRSSAA. The T-Wolves had a tough game in this one as they were simply outclassed.
The Dynamos outscored the T-Wolves 18-5 in the first quarter and 19-5 in the second quarter taking a lopsided 37-10 lead into the break at the half. The T-Wolves pushed back a little in the third quarter but the Dynamos still outscored the T-Wolves 16-13 and took a 53-23 lead into the fourth quarter. The Dynamos scored 13 more in the fourth and held the T-Wolves to just eight.
The Dynamos took the game 66-31. Scoring for the T-Wolves were Mitchell Stoddard with 10 points, Scott Roos with 9, Seth Gillingham with six, Mitchell Sturgeon with four, Ruben Jaquemet and Payton Rudder with singles.
Cyclones 35 T-Wolves 31:
The Russell High School T-Wolves Junior Boys’ basketball team travelled to École secondaire catholique Embrun to take on the Cyclones on Nov. 29, in PRSSAA. The Cyclones took a slim 9-8 lead after the first quarter and added another 14 points holding the T-Wolves to just 10.
The Cyclones took a 23-18 lead into the break at halftime. The T-Wolves pushed back a little in the third quarter outscoring the Cyclones 8-5 but trailed 27-26 heading into the final quarter. The Cyclones’ defence came up big in the fourth quarter holding the T-Wolves to just four points and their offence scored just enough to take the game 35-31.
Scoring for the T-Wolves were Mitchell Stoddard and Scott Roos with eight points each, Mitchell Sturgeon with six, Seth Gillingham with five and Kevin Anderson with a deuce.