BSS senior boys play well in Vancouver

Barriere’s first round match up was against provincially ranked 10th place team Unity Christian from Chilliwack

By Ashley Shannik

Barriere Secondary Athletics

This past weekend Barriere senior boys basketball competed in the St. John’s Basketball Jam in Vancouver which features some of the best single “A” teams in the province.

Barriere’s first round match up was against provincially ranked 10th place team Unity Christian from Chilliwack.

Tyler Schilling led the way for Barriere with 24 points, Tristan Brackman adding 18 points and Dustin Pawloff chipped in with another 15 points for the cougars. Barriere came up a little short in this contest losing by a single point, 85-84.

With the loss Barriere’s next game saw them match up with Glenlyon Norfolk from Victoria where Barriere dominated from start to finish with strong defensive and excellent outside shooting winning 83-48.  Tyler Schilling again lead the way for Barriere scoring 22 points, Tristan Brackman had an excellent game from behind the arc nailing five three-pointers in this game on his way to a 19 point performance, and Nick McInness added another 13 points.

Barriere’s last game of the weekend had them match up against provincially ninth ranked Gabrielle Roy Phoenix located in Surrey. Luck wasn’t on Barriere’s side in this hard fought battle. Barriere lost another extremely close game coming down to a one hoop difference in the final few seconds on the game clock, 53-51.

Nick McInnes lead the way 15 points offensively in addition to an extremely strong defensive game. Tyler Schilling and Dustin Pawloff had another solid performance adding 13 and 12 points respectively.

Next action for the Senior Boys team is Wednesday Jan. 25, when they host Ashcroft in league action at 6:45 p.m.

The senior girls start the night off with a 5 p.m. tip-off against Ashcroft as well.

The following week is a busy one for basketball in Barriere when the Senior girls and boys will host St. Ann’s Academy for their last regular season games on Feb. 1; girls at 5 p.m., and boys to follow at 6:45 p.m.

The boys host the Cougar Classic on the Feb. 4 and 5.

 

Just Posted

UPDATE: Hwy. 5 open south of Blue River following ‘vehicle incident’

Social media reports say a semi-truck lost its load

Police warn Barriere residents about suspicious prowlers on private property late at night or early morning hours

Residents advised to secure their vehicles and remove all valuable contents

Woman killed in head-on crash near Vanderhoof

RCMP say driver crossed the centre line and hit a loaded fuel tanker truck

African Children’s Choir making a difference in the world

Waroto Children’s Choir celebrate Christ and caring for community on six month world tour

Snowpack at normal levels, but El Niño is lurking

Despite a warmer than usual winter that has produced a dearth of… Continue reading

REPLAY: B.C’s best videos this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at the replay-worth highlights from this week across the province

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions

For Canada, the IMF’s estimate for growth in 2019 was 1.9 per cent, down from expected global growth of 3.5 per cent

2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America

‘Gotti’ leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

The nominations were announced on Monday, Jan. 21 with some movies earning up to six nominations

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 in OT

New England will meet L.A. Rams in NFL title game

Pettersson returns to lead Canucks to 3-2 win over Red Wings

Vancouver’s super rookie has 2 points in first game back after knee injury

Skaters stranded in Saint John, NB, amid storm on last day of championships

More than half of the flights out of the city’s airport were cancelled due to the weather

Call for tighter bail rules after Saudi sex-crime suspect vanishes

Mohammed Zuraibi Alzoabi was facing charges related to alleged sexual assault, criminal harassment, assault and forcible confinement of a woman

12 poisoned eagles found on Vancouver Island

Improper disposal of euthanized animal suspected

Most Read