(Toronto, Ontario) – The St. Clair College Men’s Basketball team travelled to Toronto and earned a Silver Medal at the 40th Annual George Brown Tournament. The Saints defeated La Cité (Ottawa) by a score of 113-63 Friday night and advanced to the semi-final game on Saturday against the CCAA’s 7th ranked team in Redeemer University College (Ancaster).
After trailing Redeemer 54-43 at halftime St. Clair mounted a comeback to in the third quarter setting up tight game down the stretch. With just seconds remaining and down a point the Saints gained an inbounds possession on the sideline in the frontcourt. St. Clair guard Jermaine Lynch (Windsor, ON/JL Forster) passed to Lance Drummonds (Hamilton, ON) on the right block who in one motion caught the ball and hit the game winning shot. Redeemer could not get a quality shot off with the remaining time giving the Saints an improbable 93-92 win and a berth in the final.
In the Championship Game host George Brown held a 32-25 lead at halftime over the Saints but the game would stay close until the final minutes. St. Clair fell 77-66 succumbing to foul trouble late but deficits in 2nd chance points (31-15) and bench points (31-14) hurt their chances against the nation’s 12th ranked team.
St. Clair’s Jermaine Lynch and Lance Drummonds were both named to the Tournament All-Star team for the efforts.
(Hamilton, Ontario) – The St. Clair men's volleyball team had a successful weekend in Hamilton taking part in the Mohawk College Mid Season Invitational coming away with a 3-0 record.
On Friday night the Saints defeated Durham College 3-0. Game scores for St. Clair were 25-20, 25-21, 25-22. Durham is in 3rd place in the OCAA East Division.
On Saturday St. Clair took down the top ranked Georgian Grizzlies 3-0 by scores of 25-16, 25-19, 26-24. Georgian was ranked 1st in Ontario and 2nd in Canada and are 9-0 in regular season play.
St. Clair defeated Canadian Mennonite University from Manitoba 3-0 in their second match on Saturday to wrap up the tournament. Set scores for St. Clair were 25-17, 25-20, 25-20.
The Saints are currently 5-4 on the season and ranked 8th in Ontario. St. Clair will continue their regular season schedule next weekend on the road in the GTA against Sheridan and Humber.
(Montreal, Quebec) - The St. Clair College Women’s Basketball team had a successful weekend in Montreal compiling a record of 3-1 at the Dawson College Winter Classic Tournament. The Lady Saints defeated Champlain College Lennoxville 62-55 Friday afternoon and later that evening were 57-51 winners over Trois-Rivières. On Saturday morning St. Clair downed Vanier College (Montreal, QC) by a score of 58-47. The Saints suffered their only loss to host Dawson College who is Canada’s #2 ranked team by a score of 83-55 Saturday night.