Franziska, Laura and Leonie (all from Germany) won the Spot Shooting Showdown last night at the OFSAA Skills Competition. ‘Wir lieben dich’ – “we love you” in German could be heard in the stands as the girls swished shot after shot- 19 points in all, 2nd place went to E.S. du Sacré-C’oeur (NOSSA) with 8 points.
The skills competition was the opening event of the Girls’ OFSAA ‘A’ Basketball Championship being hosted at Ridley College over the next three days. Check out the video:
Ainsley was chosen as Ridley’s representative for the three-point competition. She faired well, but did not make it to the final round. The Final Round consisted of the top-4 shooters out of 16 participants. The results are as follows:
1st: É.S. Jean Vanier (SOSSA) – 9 baskets
2nd: É.S. Lajeunesse (SWOSSAA) – 8 baskets
3rd: Rideau District High School (EOSSAA) – 6 baskets
4th: Penetanguishene Secondary School (GBSSA) – 4 baskets
The Opening Ceremonies for the championship were held this morning and the first games will be played starting at 2 pm in the Fieldhouse and Griffith Gym. Ridley’s first game is tonight at 6pm.