May 15 Niagara Juel/Juel Prep report
The Niagara Juel girls basketball team completed regular season play by splitting a pair of games last weekend.
Niagara defeated the Brampton Warriors 66-61 and lost 68-61 to the Scarborough Lady Blues.
Against Brampton, Niagara trailed 27-14 after one quarter and 46-28 at the half before outscoring its opponent 38-15 in the second half to record the comeback victory.
Leading the way for Niagara were: Jamie Addy (Governor Simcoe) with 17 points and five rebounds; Brookelyn Keltos (Sir Winston Churchill) with 15 points; Yemmi Oladipo (Sir Winston Churchill) with 10 points and six rebounds; Ava Stranges (Saint Paul) with seven points: and, Joanna Smith (Holy Trinity Simcoe) with five points.
Against Scarborough, Niagara built quarter leads of 17-10, 35-24 and 49-42 before the Lady Blues rallied for the victory.
Top performers for Niagara were: Keltos with 15 points; Oladipo with 14 points and 10 rebounds; Stranges with 10 points; Addy with nine points and six rebounds; and, Smith with seven points.
Niagara finished 10-10 in league play.
Next up for the team is the league championship weekend May 26-28 in Niagara. Niagara will play Ottawa Elite May 26 at 1 p.m. at Canada Games Park Two.
The Niagara Juel Prep team concluded its season with a pair of losses, falling 70-69 to Windsor St. Clair and 61-51 to the London Ramblers.
Against Windsor, Niagara led 18-16 after one quarter, was tied 37-37 at the half and then led 52-51 going into the final quarter.
Playing well for Niagara were: Keira Teske (Governor Simcoe) with 18 points and 12 boards; Shorleigh Burrows (Eden) with 16 points; Maggie Mannell (A.N. Myer) with 13 points and eight rebounds; Emma Vendittelli (A.N. Myer) with 12 points and eight boards; and, Anya Namestnik (Sir Winston Churchill) with six points and 10 rebounds.
London built quarter leads of 15-13, 37-23 and 47-39 to defeat Niagara.
Leading the way for Niagara were: Teske with 16 points and 17 rebounds; Vendittelli with12 points and 13 rebounds; Namestnik with six points and 10 boards; Mannell with six points and five rebounds; and, Riyana Chahoud (Saint Francis) with six points.
Next up for the team is the league championship weekend May 26-28 in Niagara. Niagara will play Windsor St. Clair May 26 at 9 a.m. at Canada Games Park One.
The Pelham Panthers Basketball Association is seeking applicants for the position of head coach of its Juel and Juel Prep girls basketball programs.
The head coaches of the Niagara Juel and Juel Prep squads will report to the PPBA Niagara Juel administrator and responsibilities and qualities required include: extensive and demonstrated success in high-performance coaching; strong commitment to the academic goals of the student-athlete; promoting and supporting the PPBA mission, which is to provide a positive and supportive environment for youth to learn the fundamental skills of the game and develop athletes on and off the court in a fun, learning environment; conduct skills training at an elite level; possessing strong interpersonal and team-building skills; travel and coaching during weekday evenings and weekends; running team practices using PPBA philosophies; possessing the ability to establish clear communication with players, parents and PPBA Juel administration regarding team events (practices, games, etc.); and, having NCCP Level 2 coaching designation or be working towards it prior to or during the upcoming season. When applying for either of these positions, submit your cover letter, resume and two references to email@example.com by May 31.
Pelham Panthers basketball thanks all applicants in advance but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.