Stacy Smith scored 27 points to power the Auburn Drive Eagles to an 89-68 win over the C.P. Allen Cheetahs in the NSSAF boys’ division 1 basketball championship game on Saturday.

Jayrell Diggs (24 points) and Iffy Chekwe (19) also contributed offensively in the title win for Auburn Drive. Leading C.P. Allen were Joe Frennette (23) and Dawson Bungay (20).

Dartmouth 77, Citadel 73: Kyrie Thompson hit for 26 points in the Spartans’ bronze medal win.

Mahamed Abukar topped the Phoenix with 26.

Sydney Academy 72, Halifax Grammar 68: Jason Callaghan knocked down 24 points in the fifth-place win.

Michael Clarke (15) and Jaiden Davis (10) also hit double digits for Sydney Academy.

Ryan Munro paced the Grammar School with 29 and Ethan Marshall-Harris had 15.

CEC 64, Horton 50: Leading the way for the Cougars in the seventh-place game were Ethan Dahl (15) and Daryen Reddick (12).

Bryden MacDonald finished with 11 for the Gryphons.

Division 2

J.H. Gillis captured the championship by beating Amherst 73-60.

SAERC won the bronze medal with an 88-67 victory over Millwood. Shelburne defeated West Kings 105-78 for fifth place while King’s-Edgehill dropped Sommet 72-62.

Division 3

Ryan Macinnis scored 23 points and Sam Wade 21 as Pugwash beat Hants North 77-48 to capture the championship.

Carson Gorman had 11 points for Hants North.



Division 1

Riley Sood hit seven three-pointers among her 24 points as the Citadel Phoenix downed the C.P. Allen Cheetahs 83-45 to capture the girls’ championship on Saturday.

Madison Orser and Katherine Khorvets added 13 each for the Phoenix. Megan Johnston scored 11 and Rachel Aske 10 for the Cheetahs, who knocked off No.1 seed Horton to advance to the final.

Horton defeated Dartmouth 74-59 to win the bronze medal while North Nova downed Halifax West 67-75 for fifth place and J.H. Gillis dropped Memorial 80-70 to place seventh.



Savannah Provo (40 points) and Allisa Provo (33) combined for 73 of Carrefour’s points in an 86-53 victory over East Hants in the gold medal game.

The leading scorers for East Hants were Taya VanWychen (14), Sarah Delory (14) and Sasha Rabahi 10.

Amherst 64, West Kings 63: Keira Dyke’s 19 points helped Amherst secure a narrow win in the bronze medal game.

Ceilidh Bennett added 13 for Amherst and Katherine Richter (22) and Emma Fulton (18) answered for West Kings.

Millwood 70, Shelburne 44: Jana Peachy (16) and Abby Campbell (14) paced the fifth-place result for Millwood.

Mackenzie Smith notched 19 for Shelburne.

Central Kings 44, Cape Breton 38: Ruth Hall’s seven points were tops for Central Kings in the seventh-place game.

Jocelyn Wilson led Cape Breton with 13.


Division 3

Oxford defeated Cabot 77-53 to capture the girls’ championship banner.

Baddeck beat Halifax Grammar 75-43 to place third while Pictou Academy downed Lockeport 62-49 for fifth place and Pugwash edged. Springhill 53- 47 for seventh place.