The Russell High School T-Wolves’ Junior basketball team welcomed the St. Francis Xavier Catholic High School on Wed., Jan. 8, in PRSSAA. The T-Wolves had a spirit rally prior to their game, celebrating the Junior T-Wolves who are heading to the playoffs. The team members are from left, Charlie Pascoe, Matt Marsh, Clark Little, Jon Barandiaran-Rivas, Curtiss Sturgeon, Jaedon Mathieu, Owen Johnson, Evan Houle, Sam Peters, Connor Ross, Josh Tuinder and Teagan Williams. The T-Wolves drew from the rally taking the game convincingly at 76-23. Courtesy photo
RUSSELL—The Russell High School T-Wolves’ Junior basketball team played a single game this past week as they welcomed the St. Francis Xavier Catholic High School Falcons on Wednesday morning.
T-Wolves 76 Falcons 23
The Russell High School T-Wolves’ Junior basketball team welcomed St. Francis Xavier Catholic High School on Wed., Jan. 8, in PRSSAA. The T-Wolves went into the game with an unblemished record and sat in the number one seed.
The T-Wolves had a great start to the game knocking down 19 points in the first quarter and holding the Falcons’ offence to just eight points. The T-Wolves remained relentless, scoring another 20 points in the second quarter and giving up just five points.
The T-Wolves took a 39-13 lead into the break at halftime. The T-Wolves had their best quarter in the third pouring another 22 points down on the Falcons and their defence only allowed two points against.
The T-Wolves took a commanding 57-15 lead into the fourth quarter. The T-Wolves added another 15 points in the final quarter holding the Falcons to eight. The T-Wolves took the game 76-23.
Scoring for the T-Wolves were Jaedon Mathieu with 31 points, Matt Marsh with 19, Evan Houle with six, Charlie Pascoe, Curtiss Sturgeon and Josh Tuinder with four each and Clark Little, Owen Johnson, Connor Ross and Teagan Williams each scored deuces.