Bombers drop 111 on Wildcats in High School Hoop action
Bomber coach Ross Naka let the boys out of the barn in the last tune-up game before playoffs.
Matt Zukowski dropped in a game-high 30 points and Jesse Zak added 20 to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 111-46 West Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball victory over the Mount Sentinel Wildcats Thursday in South Slocan.
The Bombers broke open a close game in the third quarter, out scoring the Cats by a 32-9 margin.
Cail Spencer chipped in with 15 points for the Bombers.
Replying for the Cats were Devon Kabatoff with 17 and Adam Twible with 13.
Both teams now prepare for the Kootenay playoffs.
The Cats are shooting for a provincial berth at the A-Boy’s tournament in Chilliwack March 7-11 while the Bombers are hoping to make a return trip to the AA finals in Kamloops.
Bombers beat up on J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks at the Hangar
The L.V. Rogers Bombers turned up the defence, holding the Hawks to two first-half points en route to a convincing 66-15 West Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball victory over J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail Wednesday night at the Hangar.
The Bombers outscored the Hawks 49-2 in through two quarters to put an exclamation point on the Silver City squad.
Jesse Zak led the Bomber charge with 12 points — all coming from three-point land.
Center Adam Berg added 10 points while Jack Sturrup and Ethan Perkins each had eight.
The Bombers get right back onto the court to conclude the regular season Wednesday in the South Slocan against the Mount Sentinel Wildcats.
Game at the Mount Sentinel gymnasium is 6 p.m.
OVERTIME: The road to the B.C. High School AA Basketball Championships for Kootenay teams goes LVR as the Bombers play host to both girl’s and boy’s tournaments February 22-23 at the Hangar. Schedules and teams will be announced in the next week.