Oxford hosts boys' tourney
SPRINGHILL â€“ Itâ€™s a basketball weekend in Cumberland County.
The Division 4 Boysâ€™ Provincial Championships are taking place at Oxford Regional Education Centre, beginning yesterday and running through tomorrow. And the Division 3 Girlsâ€™ Provincials run the same days at Springhill Jr/Sr High School.
Competing for the girlsâ€™ title are New Germany, Springhill, Cape Breton Highlands, Liverpool, Musquodoboit, Kingâ€™s Edgehill, Dalbrae and Shelburne. The boysâ€™ teams include Sommet, Fountain Academy, Lockeport, North Queens Rural, Oxford and Pugwash.
Result from Springhillâ€™s first three games Thursday: victory for Musquodoboit over Liverpool, 50-39; Cape Breton over Kingâ€™s Edgehill, 68-41; and Springhill over Dalbrae 64-60 (Springhill plays again tonight at 8 p.m.). In Oxford, Pugwash took Sommet 82-49, and North Queens beat Cape Breton Highlands 80-59; Pugwash plays tonight at 8 p.m.