SOCI invitational cage tourney goes all weekend


The Southern Ontario Shootout Invitational Boys Basketball Tournament got underway on Friday (Dec 7) in Hamilton. The tournament continues with games at St. Thomas More and St. Mary’s High Schools through to Sunday. Last year’s tournament was won by Etobicoke’s Father Henry Carr.

Opening round scores, with high point getters from each team in brackets) from the Southern Ontario Shootout Invitational Boys Basketball Tournament:

Game 1
Oakwood 51 ( D. Allan 14), St. Mary’s 36 (Z. Angus 18). Boston Pizza Player of the Game: Daniel Allan.

Game 2
St. Thomas More 45 (B. Ford 17 ), Oakridge 33 (C. Hansford, 16). Boston Pizza player of the Game: Victor Raso.

Game 3
HB Beal 61 (A. Mayorga 16), Westdale 37 (C. Zelewski, S Rashid, 10 each). Boston Pizza Player of the Game: Adam Jesperson.

Game 4
Pickering 60 (D. Smith 20), Waterloo 26 (J. Evans 14 points). Boston Pizza Player of the Game: Dwayne Smith.

Game 5
Father Henry Carr 75 (R Grenaway 24), Bluevale 49 (A Rovic 21). Boston Pizza Player of the Game: Rodel Grenaway.

Game 6
Father Goetz 69 (A. Nicholson 23), Notre Dame (J. Hajdu 23). Boston Pizza Player of the Game: Andrew Nicholson.

Game 7
St. Anne 67 (J. Wilson 24), Sacred Heart 56 (S. Laws 30). Boston Pizza Player of the Game: John Wilson.

Game 8
Northern 61, Sir John A. MacDonald 49. Boston Pizza Player of the game: Nemanja Mitrovic.

Play resumes Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. Games will be played throughout the day and into the evening. The quarterfinals are set for 7 and 8.30 p.m. on Saturday, with the semifinals scheduled for Sunday at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s.

St. Mary’s will host the final at 4 p.m.