Wellington Wildcats basketball player Hayden Jeffrey scores a lay-up during a game against R.E. Mountain last Thursday at the Superball Tournament at the Wellington Secondary School gym. The ’Cats won the tournament

Wellington Wildcats basketball player Hayden Jeffrey scores a lay-up during a game against R.E. Mountain last Thursday at the Superball Tournament at the Wellington Secondary School gym. The ’Cats won the tournament

Wildcats boys win Superball

NANAIMO – The Wellington Wildcats boys captured the Superball title, defeating the Dover Bay Dolphins 70-63 in Saturday's final.

The Wellington Wildcats boys were winners at their home-court tournament last weekend.

The ‘Cats captured the Superball title, defeating the Dover Bay Dolphins 70-63 in Saturday’s final.

Hayden Jeffrey scored 21 points in the final and was selected as tournament MVP. Ryder Jenks scored 15.

For Dover, Miles Huynh was top scorer with 20 points and Ryan MacDonald added 17.

In the girls’ brackets, the Dover Dolphins came back to beat the Wellington Wildcats by three points thanks to the long-range shooting of Maddi Hart and Sophie Fan late in the game. Hart was selected as MVP.

Also in tournament action on the weekend, the Woodlands Eagles senior AAA boys won their tournament opener at the Alberni Totem Tournament, defeating the host Alberni Armada 52-45 before losing to Ballenas and Guildford Park.

The NDSS boys also hosted a tournament over the weekend which included an 82-59 win over the Gulf Islands Scorpions.

In regular-season action Tuesday, the NDSS Islanders senior boys defeated the Wildcats boys 69-57 at the Wellington Secondary School gym.

Up Island, the Dover Bay senior AAA girls defeated Carihi 48-23 despite competing with only six players. Hart’s 24 points led the way.

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