Angel Downey (left) and Kennedy Black. DAVE MATHIESON - AMHERST DAILY NEWS
AMHERST – The JV Vikettes basketball team are confident going into the six-team tournament they’re hosting beginning Friday at Amherst Regional High School.
“We’re starting to hit our stride so I think we’re looking pretty strong going into the tournament,” JV coach, Erin Duffy, said.
The first game of the tournament is against Pugwash today at 3:30 p.m.
“We played them on Monday and lost, so we’re looking forward to a rematch,” Duffy said. “We’ll make a few adjustments to our defence and I think it will be a good game.”
Their second game is against West Kings Saturday at 9 a.m.
“We’re confident we’ll have good weekend and I think we have a good chance of taking the title,” Duffy said.
Pool A is ARHS, Pugwash and West Kings, while Pool B is Colonel Gray, Springhill and Hants East.
The schedule is as follows:
3:30 p.m. – ARHS vs. Pugwash
5:15 p.m. – Sprinhill vs. Hants East
7 p.m. – Pugwash vs. West Kings
8:45 p.m. – Colonel Gray vs. Hants East
9 a.m. – ARHS vs. West Kings
10:45 a.m. – Colonel Gray vs. Springhill
1 p.m. – Third in Pool A vs. Third in Pool B
2:45 p.m. – Second in Pool A vs. Second in Pool B
4:30 p.m. – First in Pool A vs. First in Pool B
More pictures of the practice can be seen on the slide show section at www.amherstdaily.com.