Hayden Fieret is a leader on the Isfeld Ice senior basketball team. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Ice continues to roll

It was deja vu last week for the Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team with three wins and one loss, running its post-winter break record to six and two.

  • Jan. 22, 2018 12:00 a.m.

It was deja vu last week for the Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team with three wins and one loss, running its post-winter break record to six and two.

On Tuesday, the team faced Wellington (pre-season number seven in the province) in Nanaimo and controlled the entire game. The closest the Wildcats came was 2-2 in the first minute. Isfeld went on a 17-2 run to seize control of the game. The final score was 62-51 but Wellington never came within eight points after being tied. Thaskani Mtawali scored 35 and Hayden Fieret added 10 as the Ice upped its league record to 4-1.

On Friday, the team travelled to Esquimalt to defend its Firefighters tournament championship. In the first game, the Ice faced Reynolds of Victoria and lost in the last 10 seconds, 56-54. Mtawali scored 23 points and Fieret had 11 to lead the scoring.

On Saturday, Isfeld beat a game Alberni team 74-58. Aiden Mcdonald led all scorers with 22 while Fieret and Thomas Green each added 14. In the second Saturday game, Isfeld beat Oak Bay 45-24. Oak Bay was held scoreless in the second quarter as the Ice pushed its lead to 23-6 by the half. Green led the defensive struggle with 18 and Mcdonald chipped in with 10 points.

Isfeld plays a league game Jan. 30 against Vanier.

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