Chatham Kent Wildcats Bantam (U13) Boys team went 4-1
This past weekend the Chatham Kent Wildcats Bantam (U13) Boys team went 4-1 enroute to winning gold at the Paul Mitchell Basketball Tournament in Brantford ON.
The Wildcats opened the tournament against Guelph CYO. Noah Dantas lead Chatham to a 56-34 victory with 19 points, Peyton Denomy contributed 11 and Ethan Vandermeersch had 10.
In second round action Chatham-Kent defeated the Cambridge Centaurs 57-34 with a well rounded attack where everyone scored. Owen Guerrieri lead the team with 14 points, Denomy added 12. Joey Lacina and Brett Howe both had 8 points.
Chatham only loss came in overtime to the Stratford Revolution. Guerrieri and Denomy paced the Wildcats again with 11 and 9 points while Bradley Shreve helped with 2 points.
Chatham advanced through to the finals beating the Brantford Hawks 56 -43. Guerrieri lead all scorers with 24 points.
In the finals the Wildcats battled the Guelph Gryphons. Guerrieri had 17 points, Denomy and Dantas had 16 a piece and Lacina contributed 14.
Chathams next action will be Friday February 9th at the Cambridge Centaurs tournament.
The Bantam Wildcats are: Coach David Bakker, Brett Howe, Peyton Denomy, Bradly Shreve, Joey Lacina, Ethan Vandermersch, Noah Dantas, Owen Guerrieri, Coach Ian Macdonald