It was an enthusiastic bus ride back to Sprague for both Ross L. Gray Raiders teams who beat AAAA, AAA and AA schools at the Ste. Anne Varsity Boys & Varsity Girls Invitational High School Basketball Tournaments this past Saturday.

The Raiders defeated the Steinbach Regional Secondary School 81-31 in the quarterfinals; downed the St. James Jimmies 62-31 in the semifinals and then beat the Morris Mavericks 81-35 in the varsity girls championship game.

Ross L. Gray varsity boys outscored the SRSS 85-76 in the quarterfinals; defeated Edward Schreyer of Beausejour 76-51 in the semifinals and beat the Lorette Scorpions 67-57 in the championship game.

The Raiders are number one in the MHSAA's Weekly Top 10 "A" Boys Basketball rankings while the girls are number two behind Grandview.

 

raiders boys feb14Ross L. Gray defeated Lorette in the boys championship game  (photo credit: Jodie Meek)

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SCOREBOARD

Thursday, February 23rd

HTJHL
Quarterfinal
Steinbach 6 Grunthal 5 (OT)
(Huskies win best of 5 series 3-1)

WHSHL
Round One
SRSS 6 Shaftesbury 0
(Sabres win best of 3 series 2-0)

NHL
N.Y. Rangers 2 Toronto 1 (SO)
N.Y. Islanders 3 Montreal 0
Calgary 3 Tampa Bay 2
Nashville 4 Colorado 2
Chicago 6 Arizona 3
Boston 4 Los Angeles 1

South Central Athletic Conference
Junior Varsity Basketball
SRSS vs College Jeanne-Sauve 
@ Wpg, (g) 6:30 p.m. (b) 8 p.m.

NBA
Portland 112 Orlando 103
Detroit 114 Charlotte 108 (OT)
Houston 129 New Orleans 99
Cleveland 119 New York 104
Sacramento 116 Denver 100
Golden State 123 L.A. Clippers 113

Friday, February 24th

Carillon Senior Hockey League
Quarterfinal
Grunthal at Steinbach, 8 p.m.
(best of 5 series tied 2-2)

MJHL
Steinbach at Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.
Virden at OCN, 7 p.m.
Portage at Neepawa, 7:30 p.m.

Keystone Junior Hockey League
Lundar at St. Malo, 8 p.m.
(1st game in best of 5 quarterfinal)

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Eastman at Wpg Thrashers, 7:30 p.m.
Central Plains vs Yellowhead
@ Shoal Lake, 7:30 p.m.
Parkland at Wpg Wild, 7 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Brandon
@ Morden, 7:45 p.m.
(1st games in best of 5 quarterfinals)

City AAA Midget Hockey League
Eastman at Wpg Hawks, 7:15 p.m.

WHL
Brandon at Lethbridge, 8 p.m.

NHL
Edmonton at Washington, 6 p.m.
Ottawa at Carolina, 6:30 p.m.
Calgary at Florida, 6:30 p.m.
Arizona at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

NBA
Indiana at Memphis, 6 p.m.
Philadelphia at Washington, 6 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Utah, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Phoenix, 7 p.m.
Atlanta at Miami, 7 p.m.
Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 7 p.m.
Denver at Brooklyn, 8 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m.

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