Senior boys Lakers take gold at home tournament

Senior boys Lakers take gold at home tournament

The H.J. Cody Lakers won three straight games to claim the title

The senior boys H.J. Cody Lakers basketball team walked away with a gold from their home tournament on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

The Lakers kicked off the tournament on Nov. 30 with a win over the Innisfail Cyclones.

On Dec. 1 the Lakers returned for second round play where they faced Airdrie’s George McDougall High School for an 11:30 a.m. tipoff.

The Laker’s emerged to be victorious once again pushing them to the championship game against Grande Prairie Composite High School.

A third win is what it took for the Laker’s to claim the number one spot at the home tournament.

The senior boys returned to the court Dec. 4 where they played Notre Dame at home.


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Ethan Murphy-Forest takes a jump shot in the game’s fourth quarter. The Lakers won three straight games to claim the gold medal in the tournament. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Ethan Murphy-Forest takes a jump shot in the game’s fourth quarter. The Lakers won three straight games to claim the gold medal in the tournament. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Braden Johnson leaps to make a basket in the tournaments opening game on Nov. 30. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Braden Johnson leaps to make a basket in the tournaments opening game on Nov. 30. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News