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F.P. Walshe Flyers second in playoff tournament

Tess Luther of the Flyers on the move against Matthew Halton Hawks.

Haley Cervo of the Flyers drives to the basket against Matthew Halton Hawks.

Esther Oosterwijk of the Flyers looks to the basket against Matthew Halton Hawks.

F.P. Walshe Flyers mined silver in the Chinook Basketball League playoffs.
The Flyers won two games in the senior high school girls tournament before falling to Kainai Lady Warriors in the championship game.
The second-ranked Flyers opened the tournament Thursday with a 56-39 win over J.T. Foster Raiders from Nanton.
The Flyers had the advantage of playing this game on home court.
The Flyers left nothing to chance as they opened a 21-5 lead in the first quarter and built it to 38-12 by halftime.
The Raiders fought back in the second half, outscoring the Flyers 27-18, but could not overcome the F.P. Walshe lead.
Sheridan George of the Flyers was top scorer in the game with 22 points.
Tess Luther had 10 points for F.P. Walshe, Sidney Wolff scored eight, Esther Oosterwijk had six, Haley Cervo had five, Harlee Grier scored four and Sydney Perry had one.
Kalyn Glover was top scorer for the Raiders with 18 points.
The win over Nanton advance the Flyers to a semifinal game against tournament host Matthew Halton Hawks on Saturday.
The Flyers doubled the No. 6-ranked Hawks 64-32 to advance to the championship game later that day.
Scorers were not available from this game.
Kainai reached the championship games through a 78-22 victory over Livingstone Sabres and a 70-43 win over St. Mike’s Dragons.
The Lady Warriors showed why they were the No. 1-ranked team coming into the tournament as they drubbed the Flyers 90-35.
Scorers were not available from this game.
St. Mike’s Dragons beat Matthew Halton Hawks 71-52 in the third-place game.
Flyers 67 Hawks 56
The Flyers won their final regular season game 67-56 over the visiting Matthew Halton Hawks.
The Flyers pulled ahead 9-4 in the first quarter and opened a 23-19 lead by halftime.
The Hawks rallied to pull ahead 35-33 after three quarters, but F.P. Walshe staged their own fourth quarter rally to win 67-56.
Sheridan George led all scorers with 27 points for the Flyers.
Sidney Wolff scored 12 points for F.P. Walshe and Esther Oosterwijk had 10.
Haley Cervo and Tess Luther each had six points and Harlee Grier had two.
Beyonce Crow Shoe led the Hawks with 17 points.

Esther Oosterwijk of the Flyers looks to the basket against Matthew Halton Hawks.

Haley Cervo of the Flyers drives to the basket against Matthew Halton Hawks.

Tess Luther of the Flyers on the move against Matthew Halton Hawks.

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