Mountaineers come close in basketball tourney

The Algoma Thunderbirds of Sault Ste. Marie downed Mohawk, 69-66, on Saturday (Jan. 7) eliminating the Mountaineers from further play in the George Brown Men’s Basketball Tournament in Toronto.

Manny Campbell led Mohawk with 16 points, Alex Reis and Andrew Cicuttini added 14 each.

In Mohawk’s first game on Friday, Andrew Cicuttini had 17 points and Alex Reis added 16 as the Mountaineers topped Seneca 71-60.

Algoma beat Durham in their opener.