(Members of the Perth and District Collegiate Institute junior boys' basketball team pose with their trophy after winning the EOSSAA Junior Boys' A Basketball Championship.)
Perth and District Collegiate Institute Wins EOSSAA Boys’ Junior A Basketball Championship
February 24, 2017 (Perth, ON) – The Upper Canada District School Board is proud to announce that the Perth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) Blue Devils are this year’s EOSSAA Boys’ Junior A Basketball champions.
The Blue Devils defeated Renfrew’s St. Joseph Catholic High School 84-46 Wednesday, February 22nd, in a game hosted by the Board at PDCI.
Blue Devil Ethan Frazer led the team with a game-high 18 points and 9 rebounds. Joey Marr scored 15 points, Will Bellamy drained 14, Darcy Bingley had 11 points, while Kyle Atchison and Jack Shannon each posted 10 to help secure the title. The team was backed by strong defense from Harrison Machan and Sam Machan.
Yesterday’s tournament attracted six of the region’s top basketball teams, who battled for the title in a tournament streamed on the school’s Facebook site.
About the Upper Canada District School Board: The Upper Canada District School Board is the largest public school board providing education in the Lanark, Leeds-Grenville, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, and Prescott-Russell counties. It serves more than 26,000 students and is comprised of 85 elementary and secondary schools.
Posted February 24, 2017