U16 Boys win Gold - 3rd Hurricane Team in 4 Ontario Cup weekends

Posted by Huntsville Hurricane Basketball on Apr 15 2017 at 01:36PM PDT in 2017 Season

The U16 Boys won their first 3 games at the Division 11 Ontario Cup in Ottawa, including a semi-final game over the Ancaster Magic (51 – 38) on Sunday morning. The Hurricanes won gold by beating Penetang-Midland 44 – 37 in the championship game. Click
here for results.

Next Up – U19 Men – May 26 to 28 in Kitchener
Click here soon for the weekends schedule.

Past Performances – 2017
The U19 Women lost in the bronze medal game in Division # 5 Ontario Cup. After winning their first two games to advance to the medal round the Hurricanes lost a close game on Saturday evening to Stratford (46 – 37) to qualify for the bronze medal game. The U19 Women ran out of steam and lost to finish fourth. The Hurricane U19 Women finished the season ranked 36 out of 62 teams. Click
here for results.

The U16 Girls won gold at the Division # 5 Ontario Cup. Ranked # 6 as the tournament opened the Hurricanes decisively beat the Pelham Panthers 43 – 32. Saturday had Huntsville in a re-match from last weekend against the Orangeville Hawks. The Hurricanes started very slow and trailed by 12 in the fourth quarter and stormed back to within one point. With only 3 seconds left the Hurricanes had two foul shots to tie but could only convert one free throw and lost 37 – 35. The final round robin game saw Huntsville needing to beat the undefeated hometown Ottawa Next Level club by 3 points to advance to the gold medal game. Starting strong with a 20 – 8 lead after one quarter, things looked good before Next Level closed to one point in the fourth quarter. Excellent Hurricane team defense again took over and the Hurricanes won 53 – 46. The final on Sunday was a clinic as Huntsville started strong and pulled away to a convincing 48 – 34 Division 5 Gold Medal. Click
here for results. The Hurricane U16 Girls finished ranked 33 out of 59 teams.

The U14 Boys won gold at the Division # 15 Ontario Cup. Ranked # 5 at the start of the tournament, the Huntsville squad swept through all three round robin games against Penetang-Midland, Guelph and Whitby. In the final match they handled the North Bay Spartans 49 – 38 to clinch the gold medal. Click here for results. The Hurricane U14 Boys finished ranked 105 out of 118 teams.

The U14 Girls participated in the Ontario Cup in Brampton on April 7 to 9 , ranked # 3 in Division 8 and finished 6th, ranked 62 of 81 teams that participated. Congratulations to Head Coach Fawcett and the entire team on a great season. Click here for results.


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