Falcons stand tall against BC’s best

Thrown into a field featuring eight of the best girls basketball teams in BC, the Sardis Falcons went 2-1 and finished fifth.

  • Jan. 15, 2016 12:00 p.m.

The Sardis senior girls basketball team faced a tough crowd at last weekend’s tourney at MEI in Abbotsford.

Eight of the province’s top teams formed the field and the Falcons came away with two wins. Sardis earned a dramatic one-point victory over Kamloops, with Makena Lejeune scoring 15 points.

Josi DeBruyn added 10 points off the bench with Serenah Roy, Louise Pondard and Ryann Cornell playing lockdown D.

The Falcons beat the No. 5 ranked AA team, Vernon, 66-63 behind Hope DeBruyn’s 16 points, Azalya Forstbauer’s 11 and a strong defensive game from Krysta Rodger.

The Falcons finished fifth.