Congrats to our Men’s Division 1 Basketball team who will be heading to Provincials this weekend
Here is Coach Andy’s Recap
Our men’s Division 1 basketball team opened up the playoffs tonight with a home quarterfinal game against Ste-Foy.
We got off to a great start taking a 16-2 lead out of the gate. Our visitors scored the next 6 points to reduce the margin to 8, but then we went on a 11-0 run, and ended the first quarter up 33-21. We continued to add to our lead in the second period, and took a 65-33 lead into halftime. We had a remarkable first half, shooting 26/41 from the field and 10/21 from 3. We had 23 assists with only 4 turnovers. In all it was a devastating performance.
We continued to add to our lead after halftime, taking a 93-44 advantage into the final period. We led 103-49 in the 4th before settling for a 109-63 victory.
Any time you win a game so convincingly, there are a lot of great individual performances. All 12 of our players scored and contributed to the win. Ourleading scorer was Godsman Kwakwah, who finished with 21 points and 6 rebounds in only 16 minutes. Steeve Joseph had 17 points, 6 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals. Ibrahim Ngom had 13 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals in 17 minutes. Karim Sabban had 10 points and 7 assists. Jahfari Coulombe and Swann Fargeau-Faucon each had 9 points, with Swann adding 14 boards. Quarry Whynne and Djibril Ngom each chipped in with 8 points.
Our Division 1 team now heads off to Ste-Foy this weekend for the Provincial Final Four. We will take on Brebeuf Saturday at 6:30 PM. The game will be webcast.
Congratulations go out to alum Mark Remington, who recently got his M.A. in TESOL from Woosong University in Korea.
Finally, Our condolences of course go out to the family of the late Jack Baum, former Vanier football coach, who passed away recently.