Morning Star Staff
Nathan Banga brought down 16 points as the Fulton Maroons overpowered the Kalamalka Lakers 77-45 in North Zone Senior AA Boys Basketball League play Tuesday night at Fulton.
Banga also added five assists, while Broden Romanovitch nailed five treys for 15 points. Hunter Krieger pocketed 15 points and eight boards.
The Maroons host the Seaton Sonics tonight (7:30).
In junior boys action, Brett Hansen rang up 18 points as Fulton ambushed Kal 50-9.
Alan Bargaso chipped in with 10 points, while Cole Hunter provided nine points and nine rebounds.
In Grade 8 boys play, the Maroons brushed back the Lakers 49-22 behind a dozen points from Levi Lee.
Karn Malhotra drained 10 points, while Josh Friesen, Quin Williamson and Cole Hutchison each collected six. Marcus Liefke recorded six steals
The Seaton Sonics fell 51-50 to Princess Margaret Mustangs of Penticton in Saturday’s final of the Pleasant Valley Saints junior girls tournament.
“Another great game,” said Seaton coach Matt Folk. “We had two foul shots with six seconds left, but only made one of them, or we would have gone to overtime again. “
Eliza Northcott was high scorer for the Sonics with 23 points and Olivia McLennan had 10.
Princess Margaret, who lost to Charles Bloom Timberwolves Saturday morning, went through to the final via the back-door challenge.
The Sonics got 26 points from Northcott and 10 from McLennan as they brushed off Bloom 50-48 in overtime in the semifinals.
In preliminary play, the Sonics grounded the Kalamalka Lakers 37-26 with Megan Loland draining 13 points and Northcott sinking a dozen.
Northcott flushed 28 points and Loland canned 12 as the Sonics opened with a 51-42 win over the Okanagan Mission Huskies of Kelowna.
“This was a total team effort for us this weekend, with every player playing and contributing in every game for us this weekend,” said Folk.