Spartans over Devils


The Seaway D.H.S. Spartans picked up a pair of S.D.&G. basketball wins over the visiting North Dundas Devils last Wednesday. In junior play, the Spartans led throughout the game, 18-5 at the half for the 38-27 win. Top Spartan shooter was Jane Van Moorsel with 14 points. Maggie Wells had eight points. In senior action, it was a different story as the Spartans trailed through the first half, 10-6 at the quarter and 22-14 at the half. They re-grouped for the game’s second half and were successful in shutting down the Devils’ top shooter Julia Wouters as they worked their way to a 40-38 victory. In the first half of the game, Wouters counted 13 points, throwing three, three pointers, but in the second the Spartans held her to just seven points as they edged ahead 28-26 at the end of three quarters. They came out strong in the final and just two minutes in were up 36-29.  It was a tight finish, but Seaway held on for the 40-38 win. Tiffany Roskell dropped 18 Spartan points while Shannon Van Moorsel added 10. Christyn Veinotte counted six, Danielle Quenneville four and Danielle Whitteker two. Wouters had 20 points for the Devils. Pictured top are junior Spartans, l-r Teisha Mullin #15, Sierra Swindells #22, Ashley Whitteker #3, Maggie Wells #50 and Courtney Moreau #5. The Devils top, l-r are Kelsey Byers #23, Megan Derick #33, Calla Brugmans #10, Brianna Melon. In action this week, the Spartans were again victorious. Monday they hosted Char-Lan. The junior Spartans won their match 33-11, while the seniors picked up a 39-21 victory.


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