Broncs finish in the middle of Swoosh tourney

Ponoka Composite’s High School busy basketball month has been kicked off with the senior girls Swoosh tournament Jan. 8 and 9.

Lithe Lawrie Saunders reaches over the heads of two Innisfail players to take control of the ball for the PCHS Broncs in the opening game of their Swoosh basketball tournament Jan. 8.

Lithe Lawrie Saunders reaches over the heads of two Innisfail players to take control of the ball for the PCHS Broncs in the opening game of their Swoosh basketball tournament Jan. 8.

By Jasmine Franklin

Ponoka Composite’s High School busy basketball month has been kicked off with the senior girls Swoosh tournament Jan. 8 and 9.

Out of 12 teams, from central Alberta, Calgary and Edmonton, PCHS coach Jody McElroy, said the Broncs finished middle of the pack.

“We got right in there, we just can’t finish,” she said. “We need to work on finishing shots and helping out on defence,” she said.

Wetaskiwin won the tournament.

Basketball dates

The annual Pump tournament will be hosted by the boys basketball team Feb. 5 and 6.

Until then, the senior boys will play Calgary Jan. 28 to 30. The senior girls will take their skills to Lacombe Feb. 12 and 13.

Junior varsity girls and boys basketball teams play Jan. 13. The girls play at 6 p.m. followed by the boys at 7 p.m.