Ardens win another gold as provincial playoffs approach

The SCCHS Ardens won gold in Weyburn on March 11-12. SUBMITTED PHOTO

The Swift Current Comp. Ardens senior basketball team will enter the provincial playoffs on a roll after another dominating weekend in Weyburn. The Ardens won all three games without allowing more than 21 points.

The Ardens won the opener 67-15 over the host Weyburn Eagles. Makayla Fleischfresser and Mackenzie McIntyre led the Ardens with 15 points apiece.

The Ardens followed up with a 92-21 win over Estevan. Erika Sauder netted 15 points, followed by 13 points from Grace Thierman.

The Ardens closed out another gold medal performance with an 83-16 win over Yorkton Regional. Fleischfresser outscored the Raiders with 17 points, followed by 11 from McIntyre.

The Ardens will host 5A Rural Regionals next weekend needing a top-two finish in the 10-team event.