Sammy Demchuk had the game of the night as the Grade 8 F.H. Warriors player scored 22 points and the Warriors defeated the Porter Creek Rams 50-47 to win the Grade 8 Girls Yukon Basketball Championships last week.
Bronze was awarded to the Vanier Crusaders.
In girls Grade 9/10 action, the F.H. Warriors continued the dominating trend, beating the Vanier Crusaders 44-36 for gold. Bronze went to the Teslin Predators.
On the boys’ side, the Vanier Crusaders beat the F.H. Warriors 35- 26 to win the Grade 8 boys division. Sam Wanless led scoring with 13 points for the Crusaders.
In the bronze-medal game, it was all about the Porter Creek Rams, with their red and black teams facing off for the medal.
Red prevailed, winning 46-42 thanks to big games from Hyden Benoit (16 points) and Kaleb Zaliauskas (16 points). Porter Creek Rams Black’s Jaden Hardie was the high-scoring player of the game, with 21 points.
In Grade 9/10 boys action, Vanier Blue bested the F.H. Warriors 51-45 for gold. Vanier’s J.B. Gonzales (13) and F.H.’s Mackenzie Cameron (14) were the game’s high-scorers.
The bronze-medal game saw Porter Creek face Vanier. The Rams bested the basketball superpower 76-59 and Porter Creek’s Haril Oriel had a game-high 15 points.
Senior high school Yukon championship basketball finals take place tonight at Porter Creek Secondary School.
The Grade 11/12 girls gold-medal game kicks off at 6 p.m., while the boys battle for gold at 7:30 p.m.
GRADE 8 GIRLS All-Stars
Nicole Farkas – Crusaders
Olivia Blisner – Rams
Paige Stockley – Rams
Kianna Gage – Warriors
Arian Batallone – Warriors
MVP: Sammy Demchuk – Warriors
GRADE 8 BOYS ALL-STARS
Harold Guianano – Predators
Kaleb Zaliauskas – Red Rams
Orrin White – Black Rams
Jerome Cachola – Crusaders
John Alesna – Warriors
MVP: Sam Wanless – Crusaders
GRADE 9/10 GIRLS ALL-STARS
Savannah Kramer – Predators
Alyssa Cuenza – Crusaders
Kia Knowler – Crusaders
Lubjica Tokic – Warriors
Lenita Alatinil– Warriors
MVP: Nora Vincent-Braun – Warriors
GRADE 9/10 BOYS ALL-STARS
Broden Cull – Rams
Peter John – Carmacks
Christian Miral – White Crusaders
J.B. Gonzales – Blue Crusaders
Mackenzie Cameron – Warriors
MVP: Arcel Siosan – Blue Cusaders