Neelin Spartans’ Joe Waters dashes past Glenboro Panthers’ Colby Cullen during the opening game of the Brandon Sun Spartan Invitational varsity boys’ high school basketball tournament Thursday afternoon. The Spartans won the game 67-38 (COLIN CORNEAU/BRANDON SUN)
Brock Hiltner opened up the Brandon Sun Spartan Invitational with a double-double as the host Neelin Spartans topped the Glenboro Panthers 67-38 in the Tri-Star (Tier 2) Division on Thursday afternoon.
Hiltner finished the game with 20 points and 11 rebounds for the defending division champion Spartans, while Andrew Paul added 12 points.
Matt Klassen paced the Panthers with 16 points, while Riley Nicholson chipped in with 10.
In Thursday’s other games, it was:
Massey-Bdn 79 Killarney 46
Seth Friesen put up 16 points to lead the Vikings in their opener. Logan Beazley had 14 points for the Raiders.
SJR 115 Crocus Plains 25
Avery Cadogan had 29 points for the Golden Eagles. Michael Olive led the Plainsmen with nine.
Stonewall 68 Minnedosa 41
The Rams were led by a 24-point effort by Eric Dupras. The Chancellors got 19 points from Justin McKinnon.
Hapnot 59 Nelson Mac 39
Blake Wallaker led the Kopper Kings with 17 points. Merveille Madianga paced the Wolverines with 16.
S. Valley 58 Beaver Brae 45
Eric Klein paced the Tigers with 21 points. Brendon Loranger and Russell Guinto both had eight for the Broncos.
RD Parker 80 Goose Lake 43
Isaiah Muchikekwanape had 27 points for the Trojans. Shane Allarie replied with 16 for the Raiders.
Lloydminster 76 Sanford 66
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VICTORIA INN DIVISION
Kelvin 87 Miles Mac 52
Ivan Paskvalin scored 15 points and Liam Haime added 14 for the Clippers. Filip Djukic had 18 for the Buckeyes.
G. City 104 St. John’s 29
Jacob Penner paced the defending champion Fighting Gophers with 21 points, while Skylar Cooper had six for the Tigers.
O. Park 99 Ft. Richmond 56
William Sesay led the Raiders with 20 points. Mbawemi Ntungo replied with 21 for the Centurions.
Kild. East 78 Glenlawn 71
Dharmjit Dhillion’s 32 points helped the Reivers earn the win. Ian Schaefer scored 23 points for the Lions.
Massey-Wpg 79 JH Bruns 73
Carter Malegus put up 20 points to lead the Trojans. Brendan Proulx paced the Broncos with 16.
Dakota 74 Maples 36
Hayden Nellis’s 12 points led the Lancers. Aaron Balangit, Norvy Pedracio and Bikram Gill all had seven for the Marauders.
Daniel Mac 95 Selkirk 66
Odun Ogidan netted 25 points to pace the Maroons. Tanner Sinclair replied with 17 for the Royals.
MBCI 99 Garden Valley 32
The Hawks were led by Derek McKnight, who put up 20 points for the victors. Alex Giesbrecht managed nine for the Zodiacs.
» Brandon Sun
Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition December 13, 2013