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Carbonear Collegiate boys bring home provincial basketball banner

The Carbonear Collegiate boys’ basketball team with their provincial banner. Featured, in no particular order, are Bradon Kelloway, Mathew King, Jaycee Howell, Hunter Saunders, Devon Mullaly, Mark Burke, Jacob Griffin, Josh Mullins, Liam Underhay, Connor Short, Trevonte Peddle, Daniel Hynes, head coach Lyndon Pike, assistant coach Dylan Pike, assistant coach Jordan Barry.
The Carbonear Collegiate boys’ basketball team with their provincial banner. Featured, in no particular order, are Bradon Kelloway, Mathew King, Jaycee Howell, Hunter Saunders, Devon Mullaly, Mark Burke, Jacob Griffin, Josh Mullins, Liam Underhay, Connor Short, Trevonte Peddle, Daniel Hynes, head coach Lyndon Pike, assistant coach Dylan Pike, assistant coach Jordan Barry. - Submitted

CARBONEAR, NL — Carbonear Collegiate boys came home with a provincial banner following a weekend tournament.

The grade 10 boys’ basketball team from Carbonear travelled to Goulds over the weekend to take part in the provincial C tournament, and saw plenty of success in their five-game stint on St. Kevin’s High’s court.

Devon Mullaly was named MVP of the tournament.
Devon Mullaly was named MVP of the tournament.

The championship game saw Carbonear and Baltimore facing off one last time, with both teams playing effectively, resulting in a 60-point tie in the final quarter. With only 50-seconds left to the game, Mark Burke pulled through with a major offensive rebound and a basket to bring the game's score to 62-60, followed by Braden Kelloway adding two more points to that score with two free throws. The game ended with a score of 64-60 for Carbonear, earning them the gold with a 4-1 record on the tournament.

The tournament started off with a win for Carbonear Collegiate following a forfeit by Clarenville High. The following game saw Baltimore take the win 52-48, but also saw Carbonear’s Devon Mullaly named player of the game, and was also named tournament MVP. He led Carbonear in blocked shots, and averaged a double-double in points and rebounds.

The following two games leading up to the championship were both wins for the Carbonear boys, with a score of 65-54 in game three against St. Kevin’s and 58-40 in game four, where they shared with court with Gander Collegiate.

chris.lewis@cbncompass.ca

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