Eric Peterson from AESS shoots for the basket from the point line.

Agassiz’s Chieftains do well against DW Poppy

Coach says team needs to work on fundamentals this season

Agassiz Chieftains showed that they are ready to work hard this season in their exhibition game against the AA team DW Poppy last Tuesday night. The Chieftains lost the exhibition game 67-40. Brain Tran led the team in scoring with 16 points and Ross McInroy and Hayden Simon both added 5 points.

“I was pleased with the team’s effort,” said coach Kyle Dickey. “The team needs to work on the fundamentals of basketball, especially on the offensive side of the game.”

On Friday and Saturday the boys were up in Kamloops for a kick off tournament at St Ann’s Academy. The team lost two games and won one game, finishing sixth.  Sean Lau, Ross McInroy and international student Tatsuto earned player of the game awards.

 

Eagles action

The AESS Eagles are set to host their home tournament this weekend, on Friday and Saturday at AESS. The Eagles’ first game is Friday at 1:30 p.m. versus Xet’Olacw. Depending how they do in that game, they’ll play at 8:30 a.m. or 11:45 a.m. on Saturday. Games run all day Saturday, with final tipoff at 8:15 p.m.

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