SSLL Basketball Update - August 11, 2016
SSLL Basketball is AMAZING!
By Salma Haji
We are halfway through 7 weeks of SSLL basketball at the Ron Kolbus and Don McGahan Clubhouses. Within the Senior Girls League, Don McGahan is undefeated after 4 games, Bellvue takes the second place spot with 3 wins and 1 loss, PYC comes in third place with 2 wins and 2 losses, and Ron Kolbus and Britannia Woods round out the division. Top scorers are Ron Kolbus’ Nour Mamdan, Meaghan Melvamara, and Athel Malou each averaging 12.8 points per game.
Within the Major Intermediate Boys League we have Don McGahan in first place with 5 wins and 1 loss, Britannia Woods captured the second place spot after their 11 point victory over, now third place Ron Kolbus on August 10th. Leading the league in points per game are Bellvue’s Abrahim, averaging 17.5 points per game, followed by Domonic Abbas (17.4), and Ibrahim Saleh (15.6) of Britannia Woods.
Within the Major Senior Boys – West Division, Britannia Woods is undefeated with a total of 4 games played, followed by Bellvue (3-1) and Ron Kolbus (1-3). Within the Major Senior Boys – East Division, Don McGahan is undefeated with a total of 3 games played, followed by PYC (3-1) and Heatherington (1-2). This league is due to heat up on August 18th and 20th when the current top three teams from each division go head to head it what promises to be a unforgettable showdown. Leading the league in points per game are Heatherington’s Ryan Kabuya (24), Bellvue’s Sam Douf (23), and PYC’s Nathan Garcia (22).
Playoffs will begin on August 23rd (Senior Girls), 24th (Major Intermediate Boys), and 25th (Major Senior Boys), with quarter final match-ups being played at the Ron Kolbus and Don McGahan Clubhouses and the Semi-Finals and Championship matches at Carleton University on August 27, 2016.