Duncan Christian School’s Kaylie Grace Brown goes for a layup player during the first round of DCS’s Welcome Back Invitational last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Christian School’s Kaylie Grace Brown goes for a layup player during the first round of DCS’s Welcome Back Invitational last Friday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Duncan Christian Chargers finish 4th at Welcome Back tourney

Julianna Kapteyn named to tournament all-star team

The Duncan Christian School Chargers played to a fourth-place finish in their Welcome Back Invitational senior girls basketball tournament last Friday and Saturday.

The Chargers opened the tournament with a 54-21 win over Zeballos, led by Player of the Game Dara de Vries, with Candice Bennett putting up 12 points and Michaela Wall adding 10.

DCS lost to Ballenas in the semifinals by the final score of 40-25. Wall posted 14 points and was named Player of the Game, and Bennett added nine. Finally, the Chargers lost the bronze-medal game to Ladysmith 47-40. Wall had 21 points for DCS, and Player of the Game Bennett chipped in with 10.

Queen Margaret’s School also competed in the tournament, placing seventh.

The Royals lost their opener against Ladysmith 50-24, with Aaliyah Lalonde earning Player of the Game honours and Maggie Mycroft scoring eight points. Cynthia Sun scored eight points and was named Player of the Game in the next game, a 58-21 loss to Brooks. Finally, Mycroft was named Player of the Game for her seven-point performance in a 57-40 win over Zeballos in the seventh-place game.

Julianna Kapteyn and Mycroft represented DCS and QMS, respectively on the tournament all-star team.

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