April 22nd, 2024

Hawks Sr. boys finish sixth at 4A basketball provincials

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on March 19, 2024.


The Medicine Hat High Hawks senior boys basketball team finished in the top-10 at provincials this weekend.

The Hawks Sr. boys team finished sixth at the 4A provincial tournament held in Red Deer, falling 76-74 to O’Leary school in the fifth-place game Saturday afternoon.

The Hawks, who entered provincials as the first seed, won their first game 94-66 over Grand Prairie Composite on Thursday. They then lost 95-90 to Western Canada later in the day.

The Hawks beat Holy Trinity Academy 78-70 on Friday to put them in the fifth-place game against O’Leary.

Hat High’s Sr. girls basketball team also competed at the 4A provincial tournament.

They entered as the 13th seed and lost their first game 76-54 to the fourth seed Foothills Composite on Thursday. The Hawks Sr. girls lost their second game, falling 65-44 to Leduc on Friday.

The News contacted both coaches for comment on provincials but received no immediate response.

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