King-Nyberg leads DCS girls at Cross-Zone tournament

Lauren King-Nyberg was named an all-star as Duncan Christian School’s senior girls basketball team went 1-2 at the Provincial Cross-Zone Tournament on Jan. 10-11.

King-Nyberg was named Player of the Game in the Chargers’ first game of the tournament, a 51-14 loss to Langley Christian. She added 14 points, second only to Player of the Game Becky Bazinet, in the team’s second game, a 53-42 defeat by Heritage Christian Academy. The Chargers had a big game off the boards against Heritage, as Juliet King recorded 18 rebounds, Danielle Groenendijk had 13, and Mikayla Lewis added nine.

King upped her rebound total to 23 as she earned Player of the Game honours in the final game, a 42-31 win over Agassiz. Groenendijk had 10 points and 24 rebounds, King-Nyberg had 11 points and seven assists, and Becky Bazinet had nine points.

The Chargers also split their first two home games of 2014, with a 52-46 loss to Woodlands on Jan. 7 and a 61-31 win over Glenlyon Norfolk on Jan. 14.

Against Woodlands, King had 16 points and 15 rebounds, Bazinet had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Groenendijk put up six points and 15 rebounds.

Against GNS, Groenendijk led the way with 14 points and 13 rebounds, Bazinet had 10 points and six steals, and King recorded 10 points, 15 rebounds and six steals.