Royals boys basketball team loses OFSAA opener

News Mar 09, 2011 Ancaster News

The Ancaster Royals boys basketball team has dropped its opening game at the provincial championships in London.

H.B. Beal of London, a tournament co-host, beat the Ancaster Royals 53-34 in front of a boisterous home crowd.

Sixth-ranked Beal led 14-7 after the first quarter and 27- 16 at halftime.

After the Royals closed the gap to 32-27 entering the fourth quarter, Beal dominated in the closing minutes, forcing turnovers and errant shots by Ancaster.

A 21-7 run by the London School sealed Ancaster’s fate in the final quarter.

The Royals entered the tournament ranked 16th out of 18 teams. Ancaster qualified for OFSAA following a 69-50 victory over Saltfleet Secondary School in last month’s Quad-A SOSSA championship.

Ancaster faced 18th-ranked Collingwood on Tuesday.

Royals boys basketball team loses OFSAA opener

News Mar 09, 2011 Ancaster News

The Ancaster Royals boys basketball team has dropped its opening game at the provincial championships in London.

H.B. Beal of London, a tournament co-host, beat the Ancaster Royals 53-34 in front of a boisterous home crowd.

Sixth-ranked Beal led 14-7 after the first quarter and 27- 16 at halftime.

After the Royals closed the gap to 32-27 entering the fourth quarter, Beal dominated in the closing minutes, forcing turnovers and errant shots by Ancaster.

A 21-7 run by the London School sealed Ancaster’s fate in the final quarter.

The Royals entered the tournament ranked 16th out of 18 teams. Ancaster qualified for OFSAA following a 69-50 victory over Saltfleet Secondary School in last month’s Quad-A SOSSA championship.

Ancaster faced 18th-ranked Collingwood on Tuesday.

Royals boys basketball team loses OFSAA opener

News Mar 09, 2011 Ancaster News

The Ancaster Royals boys basketball team has dropped its opening game at the provincial championships in London.

H.B. Beal of London, a tournament co-host, beat the Ancaster Royals 53-34 in front of a boisterous home crowd.

Sixth-ranked Beal led 14-7 after the first quarter and 27- 16 at halftime.

After the Royals closed the gap to 32-27 entering the fourth quarter, Beal dominated in the closing minutes, forcing turnovers and errant shots by Ancaster.

A 21-7 run by the London School sealed Ancaster’s fate in the final quarter.

The Royals entered the tournament ranked 16th out of 18 teams. Ancaster qualified for OFSAA following a 69-50 victory over Saltfleet Secondary School in last month’s Quad-A SOSSA championship.

Ancaster faced 18th-ranked Collingwood on Tuesday.