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Weekly Grizzlies Athletics Update

Basketball season kicks off for NPSS senior teams
NPSS senior girls basketball pose for a team photo at a season-opening tournament in Grande Prairie.

The senior girls and boys basketball teams travelled to Grande Prairie to attend the Howler Cup Basketball Tournament hosted by the North Western Polytechnic program.

The senior girls started their first game strong defensively and offensively with Laura Ross scoring 21 points overall. This game brought the girls into the semi-finals where they faced Peace Wapiti Academy, who came out strong defensively. The Grizzlies lost in this match. In the finals, for 3rd and 4th place, NPSS played Dawson Creek with an even match, skill-wise. It came down to opportunities on offense and stopping the ball defensively. The Grizzlies placed 3rd out of eight teams, learning a lot to start the season. Player of the weekend goes to Alina Siegle who demonstrated grit and hardwork when her team was struggling. 

The boys team started off struggling to work out the first game nerves, losing to GP Comp JV. The next two games the boys won and dominated the court finding their game. In the final match for 5th and 6th the Grizzlies faced Dawson Creek. In a close match, the Grizzlies battled however, were not able to come out with a win. Player of the weekend goes to Peter Wani, who demonstrated leadership and being a difference maker on the court. 

Next up: the junior teams are off to Chetwynd for a December 9-10 tournament. The senior teams will be in Dawson Creek Dec 10th to get in some more playing time.

Meantime, the fall sports schedule is wrapping up this week.

Thank you to everyone for supporting our athletes!



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