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Men's Basketball Weekend Rewind

Photo courtesy of Capilano Blues
Photo courtesy of Capilano Blues


Langara Falcons 105
Capilano Blues 75

It was an offensive outpouring by the Falcons on Friday night averaging 26 points in each quarter. They shot 42% from the field, five players reached double-digits and had 49 points come from their bench. Gary Minhas paced his club off the bench with 16 points while Ravi Basra dropped in 15 and added eight assists.

The Blues on the other hand shot 33% led by Hassan Phills who tallied 16 points.

Douglas Royals 98
Quest Kermodes 74

The Royals led from wire to wire and put an exclamation mark at the end of the game dropping 30 points in the fourth quarter. They were balanced offensively with five players scoring at least 13 points. Former Kermode Noah DeRappard-Yuswack scored a team high 20 points and collected 11 rebounds while Josiah Mastandrea came off the bench to hit six-three pointers and finish with 18 rebounds. In all the Royals were unconscious from behind the arch hitting 16-three pointers.

The Kermodes had no answer for the red hot Royals, although they did shoot 37% from the field. Payton Tirrell collected 20 points and Ben Steinbrueck dropped in 16.

Camosun Chargers 97
CBC Bearcats 79

Both teams were dialed in from long range as they combined to hit 36-three pointers; 18 each.

The Chargers seemed to like the even numbered quarters on Friday night combining to drop 60 points in second and fourth frames. They shot 48% from the field led by Shaquille Maharaj’s 22 points and Dallas Hancox who tallied 16.

The Bearcats offensively went toe-to-toe with the Chargers shooting 43% and were led by Tim Dick’s 22 points. Kit Aviso-Mramor added 15 points on the strength of three-threes.


Langara Falcons 112
Capilano Blues 97

For the eighth time this season and fourth game in a row the Falcons hit the century mark with their high flying offence. They shot 55% from the field and six players reached the double-digit plateau. Antonio Jhuty came off the bench to drop a team high 19 points including four-three pointers. Gary Minhas was also superb again coming off the bench and scored 14 points. Ravi Basra, who leads the Conference in assists scored 13 and added 14 more helpers.

The Blues simply couldn’t keep up with the track stars of the Falcons sprinting back and forth. Denver Sparks-Guest was the best player on the floor scoring a game high 33 points and tallied 11 rebounds. Brenden Bailey came off the bench to score 19 points.

Douglas Royals 85
Quest Kermodes 71

Saturday night in the final PACWEST game on the campus of Quest University there were 12 lead changes and eight ties until the Royals secured the victory. A 31 point third quarter gave them some breathing room.

A balanced offensive attack as four Royals players hit double-digits. Kameron Johnson came off the bench to score 20 points, Noah DeRappard-Yuswack and Reese Morris each scored 14. As a team they combined to shoot 43%.

Chris McAlpine led the home side with a game high 22 points on the strength of three-three pointers. Payton Tirrell was nine of 11 from the free-throw line and finished with 15 points.

Camosun Chargers 79
CBC Bearcats 67

The Chargers got production from nine of their 11 rostered players on Saturday led by Mathew Hamption and Ismail Abdulahi who each scored 15 points. As a team they shot 36% from the field.

On the Bearcats side they played their final game of the season and will finish without a win. Jack Nadelhoffer was excellent scoring a game high 23 points and collected 14 rebounds. Ty Cleland scored four-three pointers and finished with 16 points while Kit Aviso-Mramor added 11.