Author: Belleville Spirits

SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMPS!

There will be plenty of opportunities this summer to work on developing your basketball skills and knowledge. Check out the following: Loyalist Lancers Camp   http://loyalistlancers.com/inside-athletics/summer-basketball-camps/ Super Hoops Camp         http://www.intelligencer.ca/2017/04/20/super-hoops-basketball-camps-return Four Points Camp           https://campscui.active.com/orgs/FourPointBasketball#/selectSessions/1631901 Loyalist Elite Camp        Click here for...

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SPIRITS BANQUET!

The Spirits annual banquet was held at the Travelodge on Thursday, May 11. Pictured here are the 4 graduating players. From left to right: Alex Sagriff, Amber Saar, Sydney Danford, Taylor...

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Major Atoms Finish Strong at Provincials

It’s lucky 13 for the atom girls Belleville Spirits basketball team. The local hoopsters competed in Division 2 of the recent Ontario Cup, going into the tournament as the No. 14-ranked team in a field of 70. Spirits went 2-and-2, moving up one spot to finish 13th in the province to achieve the highest ranking in the history of the Spirits. Spirits opened the tourney with consecutive losses, rallying to finish with two straight wins. • Mississauga 35, Spirits 20 Belleville opened the competition with a 15-point loss to No. 10 Mississauga but trailed by only four prior to...

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Major Bantam AA Girls Win Silver in Kingston

The Belleville Spirits major bantam girls came up a bit short in their bid for 3 straight tournament golds this past weekend at the Kingston Impact Mega tournament.   Having went 3-0 in pool play, the Spirits lost in the final to the host Kingston team 43-30. Belleville led most of the first half thanks to some hot shooting but gave up a 7-0 run to the Impact at the end of the second quarter.  Tied at 21 going into the half, Belleville fell behind in the third quarter and could not recover.  Grace Callahan led the scoring attack with 10 points with Melina McLellan and Brigid Bechervaise each scoring 9. Belleville opened the tournament with a convincing win over the Orillia Lakers 47-26.   A great way to start the weekend with all Spirits players hitting the score sheet.  This was big win for the girls as Orillia is sitting higher in the provincial rankings. Callahan and Bechervaise led the scoring with 15 and 8 respectively.  McLellan added 6 and Talia Vreugendhill and Kira Fair each with 4. Game 2 of pool play saw Belleville match up with the Dawson Bluehounds, the #2 ranked bantam team in Quebec.  Belleville never trailed in the game after jumping out to an early 8-0 thanks to some impressive shooting from Bechervaise.  The lead was pushed to as many as 14 in the first...

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