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Dalmeny and Asquith qualify for Hoopla

Kennedy Roth (6) of the Dalmeny Cougars handles the ball during a regional championship game against Assiniboia

The Lord Asquith Athletics and Dalmeny High Cougars senior girls basketball teams advanced to Hoopla after becoming regional champions. Hoopla is in Prince Albert on March 22 to 24.
Numerous of area teams competed at the SHSAA Regional Basketball Championships, which took place on March 16 and 17.
In each of the 1A, 2A and 3A Regional Basketball Championships there were four separate tournaments of four teams. The winner of the respective tournaments advanced to Hoopla.
In the 1A Regional Basketball Championships, W. Brown (Langham) Vikings and the Hague Panthers competed in separate competitions. Hague was in Kenaston while Langham was in St. Brieux.
The Panthers lost 84-52 to Fillmore in their first game. After that loss, Hague wasn’t in the race to compete at Hoopla but still played a consolation game, where the Panthers defeated Churchbridge 65-16.
The Vikings defeated Leader 60-44 in their first game. After that win, the Vikings faced St Brieux in a matchup where the winner advanced to Hoopla. However, Langham dropped a 67-47 decision.
In the 2A Regional Basketball Championships, the Lord Asquith Athletics hosted a tournament, which the Valley Christian Academy (VCA) Lions were a part of.
In both team’s first game of the tournament, Asquith defeated Moose Jaw Cornerstone 59-24, while VCA lost 62-30 to Meath Park.
Asquith earned a 59-51 victory over Meath Park in that tournament final. VCA won 60-39 over Moose Jaw Cornerstone in the consolation game.
The Athletics’ first game of Hoopla will be on March 23 against Regina City Harvest.
Dalmeny High hosted a 3A Regional Basketball Championship tournament and Clavet also competed in it.
In both team’s first game of the tournament, Dalmeny won 75-37 against Kamsack and Clavet dropped an 80-17 to Assiniboia.
Dalmeny earned a 64-52 win over Assiniboia in the tournament final, while Clavet lost 55-30 to Kamsack in the consolation game.
Dalmeny’s first game of Hoopla will be on March 23 against Regina Christian.
In the 4A Regional Basketball Championships, there were four tournaments that featured three teams, and the winner of each one advanced to Hoopla.
The Warman Wolverines were in Melfort, while the Martensville Royals competed in Moose Jaw.
Warman defeated Moose Jaw Vanier 48-47, to advance to it’s second and final game against Melfort. The Wolverines dropped 85-37 decision in that game.
Martensville lost 54-44 to John Paul II in its first game After that lost the Royals were eliminated from the tournament.

Kennedy Roth (6) of the Dalmeny Cougars handles the ball during a regional championship game against Assiniboia
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