WALL BUSTER — Keaton Hauschild manages to get a shot off over Kalamalka’s Nick Stanhope during the Fred Fedorak Christmas Classic tournament. The Lakers lost the game 77-64 but picked up their first win of the season against George Elliot in their tournament opening game 72-53.

Lakers host Okanagan teams in Fred Fedorak hoops tournament

Lakers senior boys basketball team looking to get its first win in Fred Fedorak Classic that starts today and wraps up Friday

Heading into Fred Fedorak Christmas Classic, the host Pen High Lakers basketball team is seeking a win.

The senior team, coach by Colin Cook, has yet to win and is coming off a 100-40 loss to Rutland on Tuesday.

“I think we have a pretty good shot at winning a few games,” said Cook. “A bit smaller schools. We’ve been working on our presses quite a bit. We have been improving. Our half court defence is getting quite strong.”

Having played strong competition entering the tournament, Cook said his team looks forward playing in front of their school to today and Friday.

“It’s only their second game at home,” said Cook, agreeing they will get a boost with home crowd behind them.

The tournament has a senior and junior boys pool. In the seniors side, the Lakers are joined by George Elliot, Kalamalka, Maggie, Summerland and Keremeos. The junior side features Pen High’s 9 and 10, Summerland, Rutland, Osoyoos, Oliver, Kelowna Secondary School (Yellow) and Maggie 10.

The Maggie Mustangs open the tournament in their gym, where most of their games will be played, against Keremeos at 4:30 p.m. The final games Friday for the senior boys is at Pen High starting at 2:15 and 3:30 p.m. for the junior boys at Maggie.

 

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