Big congradulations to the NVSS Viqueens Sr. Girls team who had a stellar weekend of basketball winning the gold medal game on Feb. 24, to take the A Zone Championship.
“They had a great game against Valemount in the Championship game [on Saturday] morning taking the win with a final score or 85 - 54. They are our North Zone champions, and will be going to provincials in two weeks time. So proud of all you girls!” says Coach, Jessica Raymond, in a social media post.
NVSS 90 - 22 Tumbler Ridge Game 1
NVSS 89 - 47 SAMS Semi Finals
NVSS 85 - 53 Valemount Finals
1st Team: Kennedy Andres, NVSS
2nd Team: Georgia Verduzco and Amy Friesen from NVSS, and Julia Friesen from Northside
PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
Top Offensive: Chelsey Ziler, NVSS
Most Valuable: Hannah Andres, NVSS
Best Defensive: Mary Gill, Northside
Most Sportsmanlike team: Northside
The Viqueens are off to Provincials in Chilliwack March 7-10 and are currently ranked #4 ‘A’ in all of B.C. These athletes have a victory record of 18-6 this season, only losing to top three ranked ‘A’ teams; Unity Christian, Mulgrave and “AA” College Heights and provinical-bound teams Duchess Park and Smithers Secondary.
The Snr. Girls basketball team from Northside Christian School also did very well placing 5th out of 8. As shown in the results, Best Defensive Player went to Mary Gill from Northside. Northside was the most Sportsmanlike team of the tournament as well and Julia Friesen was recognised as a 2nd team Allstar.