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LVR Jr. Bombers grounded in Castlegar

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
January 18th, 2015

Once powerful basketball Bomber basketball program at L.V. Rogers looked to be grounded after the Junior Boy’s lost three straight at the Stanley Humphries Rockers Tournament during the weekend in Castlegar.

The Junior Bombers, missing several key players, lost to Prince Charles of Creston, Mount Sentinel Wildcats and Salmo Falcons at the six-team tournament.

On the bright side, the Bombers, putting a young, inexperienced squad on the court, cut the margin in every loss significantly, losing by 24-21 to the Falcons.

Alex of Salmo scored 11 points to lead the Falcons, who led from start to finish.

Brock Dixon, LVR’s player of the game, led the Bombers with 11 points. Jack Roberts added six and Thomas Baxter had four.

Earlier in the day the Bombers, dropped a 41-27 decision to the Wildcats.

In the contest, the short-staffed Bomber squad was out scored 21-6.

Aaron Abrosimoff paced the Cats with 11 points while Brandon Soukeroff had eight and Rory Smith and Duian Boulin each netted six.

Replying for the Bombers were Teo Chow with six while Baxter, Roberts and Dylan Luscombe each had three.

LVR opened the tournament dropping a lopsided decision to Prince Charles Comets.

The Bombers return to action Wednesday with a trip to Mount Sentinel before hosting Grand Forks, Stanley Humphries and Boundary Central of Midway in a four-team mini-tournament Saturday at the Hangar.

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