Ice successfully defend Fire Fighters tourney championship

The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team extended their unbeaten streak to 15 games this week with a win at the Fire Fighters Tournament in Esquimalt.

The defending tourney champions had a resounding win in the final, beating Victoria High 58-28. Davis Malton was selected player of the game. Noah Kaefer led the team in scoring with 12 points and was again selected the tournament MVP. Anthony Xylinas was selected the tournament’s best defensive player as he played a key role in shutting down Vic High’s top scorer.

In semifinal action earlier in the day Isfeld played Alberni. In the first quarter with the score tied 5-5, the Ice went on a 14-0 run to close out the quarter. Xylinas hit a three off a perfectly executed end play with two seconds left to give Isfeld control of the game. From that point the Ice cruised to a 61-22 win.

The scoring was spread amongst 10 players with Kaefer canning 12 and Jeppe Madsen scoring 11.

In the opening round opponent the Ice took on Edward Milne of Sooke. Leading by 12 at the half, the Ice open the third quarter scoring eight straight and finishing the quarter outscoring Milne 28-7. The final was 71-51.

Hank Magdanz led four scorers in double figures with 16, followed by Malton, a tourney all-star, with 15, Kaefer with 12 and Madsen with 11.

FREE THROWS The Ice resumed league play at home with a game against Alberni on Tuesday with result unavailable at press time … Isfeld has moved up to #5 in the Top 10 provincial AAA rankings …

 

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