Duncan Christian Chargers warm up for Welcome Back Tournament

Duncan Christian School’s senior girls basketball team warmed up for the Welcome Back Tournament coming up this weekend with a win over Queen Margaret’s School at home on Tuesday.

Each of the DCS players got on the scoresheet, including Sam Davison, who notched her first basket as a senior player. Lauren King-Nyberg led the team with 19 points and 10 steals, while Juliet King and Danielle Groenendijk each had 16 points and 11 rebounds. Rachelle Van Boven also put up 10 points.

Six different players scored for the QMS Royals, who were led by Kelsea Sebastian’s six points. McKaylee Catcher, Emma Wadsworth and Nicole Lu added four points each.

The Chargers will play host to Cowichan Secondary, Shawnigan Lake School and Chemainus Secondary in the Welcome Back Tournament this weekend. DCS and Cow High will open play at 5 p.m. on Friday, followed by Shawnigan facing Chemainus at 6:45 p.m. On Saturday, Chemainus and DCS will meet at 9 a.m., Cow High will play Shawnigan at 10:45 p.m., Chemainus and Cow High will square off at 1:15 p.m., and DCS and Shawnigan will finish things off at 3 p.m.