Bombers dump Wolves en route to third-place finish at Grand Forks tourney

first_imgLVR jumped out to a 17-4 first quarter lead and never looked back.Mansveld and Roch each added six points for LVR.Sara Elliott scored six points for the Rockers.The joy was short lived as Rossland pounded LVR 53-31 in action Thursday at the LVR Hangar.Samantha Fleming had 12 points while Jessica Semenoff added 11 to lead the Royals.Parker had 12 points for the Bombers.Rough road trip to Okanagan for LVRLVR finished tenth at the tough Immaculata Invitational Senior Girl’s Basketball Tournament held recently in Kelowna.The Bombers lost a close 51-43 decision to St. John’s Eagles.LVR then dropped games to Kelowa Owls 46-23 and Richmond’s McNeil 64-34.Player-of-the-game awards for the tournament went to Mirva, Watt and Roch. Seniors Devyn Parker and Jayden Roch led by example to spark the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a third-place finish at the Grand Forks Invitational Senior Girl’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in the Boundary City.The Bombers finished off the eight-team tourney with a 58-28 win over host Grand Forks  Wolves in the third-place contest.Player-of-the-game for LVR, Kyley Mirva led the Bombers with 12 points in the win over the Wolves.Roch was a offensive machine for the Bombers, totalling 32 points in two games while Parker dominated the paint, leading the scoring in the tournament with 50 points.LVR opened the tourney with a 62-46 win over Lumby. Marley Watt, LVR’s player-of-the-game, paced the offence with a double-double — 12 points and 10 rebounds.Unfortunately, Watt turned an ankle and was not available for the semi final action against Rossland Royals as the Bombers lost 71-29.Defensive phenom Paige Mansveld was LVR’s player-of-the-game.Bombers split mid-week actionNew recruit Danica Dahlin scored 15 points and Parker added 10 sparking the Bombers to a convincing 50-14 win over Stanley Humphries Rockers in West Kootenay AA Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday in Castlegar.last_img