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Prince Rupert junior boys basketball team travel to the Lower Mainland

The Charles Hays Secondary School Rainmakers junior boys basketball team traveled to the Lower Mainland on the weekend of Jan. 10 for a series of games against Vancouver-area teams, and came away with a 2-2 record.

On Jan. 10 the Rainmakers faced off against McRoberts High of Richmond and took a 53-30 victory led by Justin McChesney with 18 points and 13 rebounds.

The following day the team traveled to Langley to face the Walnut Grove Gators, falling by a final score of 50-25. Rosendo Masocol was Prince Rupert’s player of the game with six points, seven assists and three rebounds.

On Jan. 12 the Rainmakers met the Handsworth Royals of North Vancouver in a game that came right down to the wire. When the final buzzer sounded Prince Rupert won by a single point, 43-42, led by Moe Hughes who netted 11 points and eight rebounds.

The final game of the trip saw the Rainmakers take on the Kitsilano Blue Devils. The Vancouver team proved to be too much for Prince Rupert, winning by a score of 61-54. Brett Thompson was named the Prince Rupert player of the game with 15 points and nine rebounds.

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