Fuhr rocks Royals for 24 in 70-59 Bomber victory

first_imgBy The Nelson Daily SportsSarah Fuhr started the season off with a bang scoring 24 points to lead the L.V. Rogers Bombers to a 70-59 victory over the Rossland Royals in West Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday night in the Golden City. It was the first game of the 2010-11 season for both teams.After jumping to a 7-2 lead, the Bombers watched as the pesky Royals rallied to pull even later in the period. But LVR matched that run with another run to take a 20-14 lead into the quarter break.Leading 38-30 at halftime, LVR increased its margin to 66-50 before the Royals made the game close.Samantha Einarson added 10 points for LVR while senior center Rachael Moulson had nine. Kyndle Doolan had six points.Top scorer for the Royals was Brenna McKay with 12 points.LVR travels to Vernon to play in the Pitt Panther High School Girl’s Tournament while the Royals are in Hope.Junior Bombers Win ConsolationThe L.V. Rogers Junior Bombers started off the 2010-11 hoop campaign with a third place showing at the Pen-Hi Invitational Saturday in the South Okanagan.Matt Zukowski and McLain Sandeveland had 15 and 14 points, respectively, to lead the Bombers to a 58-54 win over Mount Boucherie of Kelowna in the consolation final.“The team had a great start to the season,” said coach Viv Kingdon. “Our first game of the tourney was our first game of the season, so we managed to get the jitters out.”Bombers fell 62-52 to Princess Margaret of Penticton in a game LVR led for most of the contest.“We were in the lead for most of the game but fell into a lapse that we came out of but fell just short,” Kingdon explained.Jack Sturrup paced the Bombers with 16 points while Sandeveland added 13.The Junior Bombers advanced to the consolation final by stopping Summerland Rockets 42-21. Eric Schepleski and Sandeveland each scored eight points to lead LVR.The Bombers, ranked 15th overall to start the season in the B.C. rankings, travel to Kamloops this weekend to compete in the Sahali Junior Boys Hoops [email protected]last_img

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