Basketball champions

Northern Collegiate continued its undefeated season by trounced Ursuline College of Chatham 68-31 to win the LKSSAA senior girls basketball championship on Nov. 9. Here, Cassidy Hirtle, who was top shooter with 28 points, drives hard to the net after snatching the ball from a surprised UCC defender. The Vikings advanced to the all-Ontario AAA championship Nov 21-23 in Mississauga after beating LaSalle Villanova 63-24 last week to claim the Southwestern regional title for a second straight year. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

The Northern Collegiate senior girl’s AAA basketball team. back: Coach John Thraser, Coach Mark Woodhouse, Emma Cowan, Hannah Elliott, Jamilah Dent, Fiona Elliott, Laneigh Shirley, Coach Kendel Ross, and Coach Andrew Westlake; front row: Jessica Milne, Rebecca King, Emma Wells, Cassidy Hirtle, Claire Arthurs and Lauren Harding. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal