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F.P. Walshe Flyers win bronze at junior high zone basketball tournament

F.P. Walshe Flyers

The F.P. Walshe Flyers, back row, from left: coach Al Black Water, Tenaya Goodstriker, Haley Cervo, Tiegan Trotter, Sheridan George, Shelby Scout-Bastien, Tavin Goodstriker and manager Michelle Barnes. Front row, from left: Cassie Little Bear, Tess Luther, Karsen Black Water and Harlee Grier.

F.P. Walshe Flyers capped the junior high girls basketball season by winning a medal at the zone playoff tournament.
The Flyers beat Picture Butte Queens on Saturday in the bronze medal game of the zone tournament at Taber.
“We had a really good year,” Flyers coach Al Black Water said of his team, which placed first in league and second in the postseason tourney in addition to winning the bronze medal at zones.
Flyers 54 Hawks 29
The Flyers opened the tournament Friday with a 54-29 win over Matthew Halton Hawks from Pincher Creek.
F.P. Walshe went in front 10-4 in the first quarter and led 27-16 at halftime.
The Flyers outscored the Hawks 14-6 in the third quarter to put some more distance between them and closed out the 54-29 win with a strong fourth quarter.
Tenaya Goodstriker and Karsen Black Water paced the Flyers with 15 and 13 points respectively.
Tavin Goodstriker scored eight for the Flyers, Haley Cervo had seven and Shelby Scout-Bastien had four.
Tiegan Trotter, Tess Luther, Sheridan George and Cassie Little Bear each had two.
Barnwell 84 Flyers 29
The win over Matthew Halton propelled the Flyers into the semifinals and a match-up with Barnwell Crusaders.
Barnwell wasted no time taking control of the game as they outscored the Flyers 29-8 in the first quarter and led 48-14 at halftime.
Barnwell continued to pour it on in the second half and ran away with an 84-29 victory.
Tenaya Goodstriker and Tavin Goodstriker each scored 10 points for the Flyers.
Haley Cervo had four, Sheridan George and Karsen Black Water each had two and Tiegan Trotter had one.
Flyers 52 Picture Butte 22
The loss to Barnwell sent the Flyers to the bronze medal match against Picture Butte Queens.
F.P. Walshe settled this game in the first quarter as they built an insurmountable 37-13 lead on their way to a 52-22 victory.
Tavin Goodstriker led all scorers with 11 points and Tess Luther scored nine for the Flyers.
Haley Cervo and Sheridan George had eight apiece, Tenaya Goodstriker had six, Cassie Little Bear and Tiegan Trotter each had four and Shelby Scout-Bastien had two.

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