Mount Sentinel wins back to back overtime thrillers to take SHSS tournament title

Shayden Groshaw of SHSS drives to the hoop in the final against Mount Sentinel. - Craig Lindsay
Shayden Groshaw of SHSS drives to the hoop in the final against Mount Sentinel.
— image credit: Craig Lindsay

Mt. Sentinel from South Slocan won the Stanley Humphries Secondary Jr. Rockers invitational with an overtime victory over the hosts on Saturday night.

Mt. Sentinel advanced to the final with an overtime win over Crowe.

The Rockers lead for the first half.  The ead went back and forth throughout the second half.  SHSS tied the game on two clutch free throws by Jared Lynn with nine seconds left in regulation.  The final score 43-39.  Balanced scoring throughout the tourney by the rockers.  Shayden Groshaw had 9 in the final.  Matt Anderson with 8.  Rockers Struggled from the Free Throw line in the final making only 8 of 31 attempts.

Mt. Sentinel showed tremendous heart throughout the weekend.  Many of the team battling the flu.  John-Dimitri Johnson lead the Wildcats with 15 in the final.

Excellent rebounding and defense from Nathan Soukeroff and Alex Durning.

SHSS went 3 and 0 in the round robin:

37 - 26 over RSS - Turner Simpson Player of the game.  Masen Groshaw earned the game ball

40 - 33 over Mt Sentinel - Jared Lynn earned the game ball, Shayden Groshaw P.O.G

42-33 over Crowe - Matt Anderson P.O.G.  Shayden Groshaw lead with 11 points


Tremendous effort from all players throughout the 4 games.  Defensive intensity was consistent and tough all weekend.


Crowe Finished third.  An undermanned RSS team played with heart and ended up 4th.


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