Doing a little spring cleaning and came across the WECSSAA all-star basketball game recently held at St. Clair's Sportsplex. It was an important moment for the boy's scene. "It's been sorely missed for roughly four, five years." said Greg Layson, one of the organizers through the St. Clair Jr. Saints program. "I'm glad it's back and I think after everything we've been through through Covid this is a great celebration of basketball.
The Tier 2/3 game saw Team Nantais Athletics beat Team Hogan's Printing 104-94. Odilon Kougnami of CCH scored 24 points, including 14 in the 4th quarter to cap off Team Nantais' comeback. Elijah Davis of Essex had 17 in the losing cause. His Red Raiders teammate Adrian Harrison dropped 33 points in the three-point contest.
In the Tier 1 game Team Nantais beat Hogan's Printing 107-94. Da'Marion Ennis of Holy Names led the winning team with 31 points. Mr. Basketball Rocco Awad of St. Anne pitched in 28. Austin Brown of Holy Names with 21 and Bryson Vonella of St. Joe's with 20 were the top scorers for Team Hogan's. Dan Cahur of St. Anne won the three-point contest with 37 points.