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Moose Jaw teams competed hard at girls basketball tournament

A total of 16 teams from throughout the province took the court in the Moose Jaw Invitational high school girls basketball tournament on the weekend

The Peacock Toilers had the top local performance, falling 58-49 to the Prince Albert Carlton Crusaders in the fifth-place game. The Toilers opened the event with a win over the Humboldt Mohawks before falling 65-63 in double overtime to the eventual tournament finalist Melfort Comets.

That dropped Peacock into the fifth-place draw, where they downed Middle Lake 51-35 in the semifinal.

The Central Cyclones kicked off their tournament appearance with a 61-36 win over Regina Sheldon Williams but fell 53-45 to North Battleford Comprehensive in the championship quarter-final. They too dropped into the fifth-place pool with the loss and fell 49-41 to Carlton before defeating the Middle Lake Avengers 65-40 in the seventh-place game.

The Vanier Spirits fell 53-31 to Carlton in their opener and lost 63-51 to Meadow Lake in their first consolation side game. The Spirits rebounded with a 57-40 win over Humboldt in their final contest.

Pictured are a selection of photos from the action Saturday afternoon.


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