Rossland Royals take first in Slocan tournament

The Rossland Senior Girls basketball team took first in a tournament they attended over the weekend, which was hosted by Mount Sentinel.

Heather Thomas

The Rossland Senior Girls basketball team took first in a tournament they attended over the weekend, which was hosted by Mount Sentinel.

The Royals first defeated Sparwood 63 – 28, then L.V. Rogers from Nelson 50 – 32. Lastly, they defeated Fernie 73 – 42 to win the tournament.

Monday night the team travelled to Grand Forks and won there  63 – 44.

The Junior Girls team defeated Grand Forks by a score of 46 – 24.

The Junior Boys were also lucky against Grand Forks with a  41 – 37 win.

The Senior Boys play L.V. Rogers Thursday Feb 9 at 5:30 at RSS.

The next home games for the Senior Girls is Wednesday, Feb 15 against Nakusp at 2 p.m., Senior Boys play at 3:30 p.m.

The Junior Boys play Mount Sentinel Thursday, Feb. 16 at RSS.