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F.P. Walshe Flyers host hoop tournament

Diego Heredia (7) of the Flyers defends against Taite Jessem (5) of the Dragons.

Isaiah North Peigan of the Flyers splits the defence of Ben Cooley (6) and William Johnson (7) of the Dragons.

James Pard of the Flyers puts up a shot against William Johnson of the Dragons.

Josh Bos of the Flyers sails through the air to put a shot over Corbin Litchfield of St. Mike’s Dragons.

Kalem Krebs of the Flyers looks for an open teammate.

Zach Lalin of the Flyers drives between Tulian Krizan (4) and Taite Jessem (5) of the Dragons.

F.P. Walshe Flyers hosted their annual Blue and White senior boys basketball tournament on the weekend.
The other teams in the two-day tournament were St. Mike’s Dragons and Matthew Halton Hawks from Pincher Creek, Willow Creek Composite JV Cobras from Claresholm, Chinook JV Coyotes, Eagle Butte Talons, Catholic Central JV Cougars and Senator Gershaw Gators from Bow Island.
Talons 75 Flyers 65
Eagle Butte built a 43-34 halftime lead and held off a late rally to beat the Flyers 75-65 in their opening game on Friday.
The Flyers outscored the Talons in the fourth quarter but could not make up enough ground to overcome Eagle Butte.
Diego Heredia and Kalem Krebs each scored 13 points for F.P. Walshe and Josh Bos, Isaiah North Peigan and James Pard had 10 apiece.
Ryan Cervo and Zach Lalin had five points each for the Flyers and Declan Klapp had four.
In other first round games, Willow Creek beat St. Mike’s 62-61, Chinook beat Matthew Halton 96-67 and Catholic Central beat Senator Gershaw 80-73.
The loss sent the Flyers to the consolation side of the tournament and a match with Senator Gershaw.
Gators 72 Flyers 46
The Gators got off to a 20-14 lead in the first quarter and pulled away 46-18 at the half on their way to a 72-46 win.
Isaiah North Peigan had 16 points for F.P. Walshe and Diego Heredia had 12.
James Pard and Kalem Krebs each had six points, Josh Bos had four and Declan Klapp had two.
Aidyn Phillips led the Gators with 27 points.
The loss to the Gators put the Flyers in the seventh-place playoff against St. Mike’s, who lost earlier to Matthew Halton.
Dragons 77 Flyers 69
The Flyers gave the Dragons all they could handle but St. Mike’s prevailed 77-69.
St. Mike’s built a seven-point lead in the first half but the Flyers fought back to briefly lead by a point.
The Dragons regained the lead 42-33 by halftime and never trailed in the final 20 minutes.
Isaiah North Peigan was top gun for the Flyers with 25 points. Diego Heredia had 15 and Kalem Krebs had 12.
Josh Bos scored seven, James Pard had five, Declan Klapp had four and Zach Lalin had two
On the other side of the tournament Willow Creek beat Chinook 86-80 in the semifinals to advance to the championship game against Catholic Central, who beat Eagle Butte 90-73.
The third-place game featured Eagle Butte and Chinook.

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