Porter Creek sweeps Yukon Basketball Championships

The Porter Creek Rams senior boys capped its 2006 season with an 86-74 win over the Vanier Crusaders at the Yukon championships on the weekend at FH…

The Porter Creek Rams senior boys capped its 2006 season with an 86-74 win over the Vanier Crusaders at the Yukon championships on the weekend at FH Collins.

All five Ram starters hit double digits, led by Sina Kazemi and Zack Carey with 22 points apiece.

Carey was named tournament MVP and Kazemi and Chad Curlew were named to the all-star team.

Kazemi led the Rams with a 22-point-per-game average for the season.

The Rams finished the season at 18-2 and will return all five starting players as seniors next year.

In the senior girls’ final, it was Porter Creek winning a close 66-61 match against Vanier again. Jasmine Mooney was named MVP for the Porter Creek Squad.

Jana and Roslyn Tait had strong games for Vanier, and both were named to the all-star team.

FH Collins’ May Nguyen and Kathryn Sutherland, and Porter Creek’s Angela Ell were also named to the all-star team.

The PC senior girls posted a 11-5 record this season, and they look good for next year, with eight of their 11 players returning.


Over-35 league (Sunday)

Klondike Copier 9

Assante Financial Management 3

Bryan Levia scored four goals, and Leonard Linklater and John MacPhail each scored two for Klondike Copier as they tripled up on Assante.

Houshyar Ghandi, Rick Reaume and Robert Bousquet each scored for Assante.

Quest 3

Yukon Brew 2

Chris Donohoe scored twice and Ken Knutson scored once for Quest. Mehrdad Tirgar scored twice for Yukon Brewing.

U-15 Badgers


This game was cancelled due to scheduling.  The season series ended with the Badgers winning eight, tying two, and losing five against the old guys.

Over-35 league playoffs start this week, and finish on April 1 at the Canada Games Centre.

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