Photos by Laura Lennie
Saltfleet Storm’s Samad Khan, first photo, is closely guarded by Bishop Ryan Celtics’ Brayden Rowland and second photo, the Celtics’ Aaron Hasler dribbles around the Storm’s Darnell Curtin during game one of the 13th annual Ken Ormerod Memorial Tip-off senior boys basketball tournament last Thursday at Saltfleet District High School.
Saltfleet beat Bishop Ryan 79-38 and finished first in the eight-team tournament, defeating Niagara Falls’ Saint Paul 74-63 in the gold medal game. Bishop Ryan went 1-2 in the tournament.
The event was held last Thursday and Friday at Saltfleet and is in honour of Ken Ormerod, who was a basketball coach for 35 years with the Hamilton public school board. Ormerod died of cancer in 2000. He was 61.