Caledonia Kermode basketball team jumps into season

The senior boys played a tournament this weekend in Terrace, winning one, losing two

The Caledonia senior boys basketball team launched into their season last weekend with a home tournament here in Terrace.

The Caledonia Kermodes won one game and lost two.They beat Kitimat’s Mount Elizabeth Secondary team 82-28, lost to Bulkley Valley Christian School 74-65, and to Charles Hays 101-65.

Charles Hays is ranked sixth of the ‘AA’ basketball teams in the province and Caledonia co-coach Joe Dominguez said they were impressively strong.

“It’s one of the best [Charles Hays teams] I’ve seen, especially this early,” said Dominguez.

He added that the Kermodes were missing a key player, Jackson Netzel, due to an ankle injury, and his rebounding and scoring presence was missed.

“This weekend showed us what we need to improve on individually and as a team. We need to continue to work on our fundamentals and our free throw shooting as we went 18/68. No team will win games if they shoot that poorly in the free throw line,” said Dominguez.

However, he did see “glimpses of brilliance” in his boys last weekend too, he said, noting that at times “they moved the ball, their movements were sharp, and they got easy baskets.”

Dominguez co-coaches the senior boys with Cam McKay and the team has a busy upcoming schedule. They left on Wednesday for Vancouver where they’ll play Bodwell High School Dec. 6 and the Northshore “No Regrets” Tournament Dec. 7-9.

Dec. 15-16 they play in Prince Rupert against Charles Hays, and then break until January.

The rest of the schedule is as follows:

Jan 4-6 home — GW Graham

Jan. 12-13 away — Kelly Road (Prince George)

Jan. 19-20 home — Pitt Meadows

Jan. 24 away — Pitt Meadows (Metro Vancouver)

Jan. 25-27 away — Robert Bateman Tournament (Abbotsford)

Feb. 2-3 home — Charles Hays

Feb. 9-10 home — Prince George Secondary (maybe)

Feb. 16-17 away — DP Todd Secondary (Prince George) and GW Graham (Chilliwack)

Feb. 23-24 home — ‘AAA’ Northwest Zones

March 7-10 away — ‘AAA’ provincials (Langley)

 

Caledonia Kermode Solomon Johnson goes in for a layup against the Charles Hays team last Saturday. The Hays team had impressive shot accuracy in what was the first tournament of the season, and beat the Kermodes 101-65. - Margaret Speirs photo

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