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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Jr. A Girls Basketball - Dragons come from behind to edge Hawks

Dragons (in red) vs Hawks
J. Jackson photos and video
Joey Jackson

The crosstown rivalry did not disappoint on Thursday January the 8th when St. Michael's Jr. A Dragons Girls basketball team hosted their Matthew Halton Hawks counterparts. The game came down to the wire, with the Dragons taking the game 33-30 after a final three minutes full of fast paced basketball that the whole crowd enjoyed until the last few seconds drained off the clock. The exciting contest was a come-from-behind win for the Dragons, who had been down every quarter until late in the fourth when they finally were able to outscore the Hawks 10 to 6, which ultimately led to their win.




Olivia Citrigno scored 7 points in the third quarter and 15 points total for the Dragons to contribute to her team's win, and teammate Eileen Wolftail scored 6 points spread throughout the game. Leigh Erickson scored 10 points for the Hawks but had to sit out late in the game when she went down with an apparent knee injury.

Leigh Erickson with the ball
The Jr. A Dragons continue to roll with an impressive start to their season and the Jr. Hawks have their first misstep against a long-time rival but hope to get back on track next week.

Beyonce Crowshoe-Fagan with the ball

Madison Arnold with the ball

Natalie Krizan (Dragons) and Lucy Gerrand vie for the ball

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