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F.P. Walshe Flyers win junior high basketball tournament

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The F.P. Walshe Flyers won the championship of an invitational junior high girls basketball tournament at Vulcan. Back row, from left: manager Michelle Barnes, Tavin Goodstriker, Sheridan George, Karsen Black Water, Haley Cervo, Tenaya Goodstriker and coach Al Black Water. Front row: Sidney Wolff, Tess Luther, Tiegan Trotter, Cassie Little Bear and Harlee Grier.

F.P. Walshe Flyers claimed their first tournament championship of the season Saturday at Vulcan.
The Flyers knocked off host County Central Hawks 35-24 in the championship game of the invitational junior high girls basketball tournament.
Flyers 58 Cobras 3
The Flyers opened round-robin Friday with a convincing 58-3 win over Willow Creek Composite Cobras from Claresholm.
Tenaya Goodstriker led the Flyers with 14 points and Tess Luther and Tavin Goodstriker each had ten.
Karsen Black Water scored seven for the Flyers and Sheridan George had six.
Flyers 28 Nobleford 5
The Flyers made it two in a row with a 28-5 win over Nobleford Blades.
Tavin Goodstriker led the way with 10 points for F.P. Walshe and Tess Luther had eight.
Cassie Little Bear and Tiegan Trotter each had four and Karsen Black Water had two.
Hawks 24 Flyers 21
The Flyers hit a bump in the road when they lost 24-21 to the host County Central Hawks.
Tenaya Goodstriker led the Flyers with 11 points, Tiegan Trotter and Tess Luther each had three and Haley Cervo and Tavin Goodstriker had two apiece.
Flyers 38 Enchant 8
The Flyers rebounded from that loss to close out round-robin with a 38-8 win over Enchant.
Tenaya Goodstriker had a dozen points for F.P. Walshe and Haley Cervo scored 10.
Tavin Goodstriker, Tess Luther and Sidney Wolff each had four points and Harlee Grier and Cassie Little Bear had two apiece.
Flyers 35 Hawks 24
Their 3-1 record in round-robin put the Flyers in second place behind County Central Hawks, who went undefeated to place first.
That set up a championship game between the Hawks and Flyers on Saturday, with F.P. Walshe looking to avenge their earlier loss to the host team.
The Flyers left nothing to chance as they surged to an early lead and were in front 17-8 at halftime.
The Flyers led 27-13 after three quarters and went on to a 35-24 victory.
Tenaya Goodstriker had nine points for the Flyers and Tavin Goodstriker had eight.
Haley Cervo and Tiegan Trotter both scored six and Tess Luther, Sheridan George and Sidney Wolff had two apiece.

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