Claremont junior boys second in B.C. hoops

Claremont Spartans finish second in B.C. Junior Boys Basketball championship

Luke Collombin was twice named player of the game and made the first all-star team as the Claremont Spartans were finalists in the B.C. Junior Boys basketball championship at Vancouver College on Saturday.

The Spartans lost to host Vancouver College in the final, 48-39.

“The game was tied 30-30 going into the fourth quarter,” said senior coach Lucky Walia in a release. “Vancouver College made a run at the start of the quarter to establish a bit of a cushion, which they hung on to for the win.”

The junior Spartans are coached by ex-Vikes point guard Brandon Dunlop and Amandeep Vaid.

The Spartans biggest win of the tourney was in their semifinal defeat of St. George’s, 37-55.

“(We) were down 28 to 22 entering the final quarter, and outscored St. George’s 15 to 7 to complete the comeback,” Walia said.

“Collombin (12 points) and Alex Jordache (10 points) both of hit big three’s in the fourth quarter.”

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