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Didsbury junior basketball teams finish season at zones

Junior boys' basketball team improved, assistant coach says
Members of the Didsbury High School junior girls' basketball team pose with the silver medals they won at the South Central zone championships held in Okotoks on March 6-7. Submitted photo
DIDSBURY — The Didsbury Dragons junior girls' basketball team attended the South Central junior zone championships on March 6-7 and came away with the silver medal.

In the round robin, the Dragons beat St. Joseph’s Collegiate from Brooks and Holy Cross.

They then beat Airdrie Middle School in the semifinal to advance to the championship game against the home team from Okotoks.

“The girls played a hard-fought game in the final against the home team from Okotoks but came up short, proudly earning a second-place standing in the south central zone,” said Shannon Black, who coached the team along with David McMane.

Didsbury junior boys

The Didsbury High School junior boys played at the zone tournament on March 6-7 in Drumheller. Although the Dragons lost all three games, the boys had fun and improved, said assistant coach Erin Enns.

The Dragons finished first in the Chinook's Edge School Division league, going undefeated in league play. In the championship final, the team beat Olds Koinonia Christian School 64-58.