Tartans Claim 2 LKSSAA Hoops Crowns

Wallaceburg basketball LKSSAA

The WDSS Tartans won a LKSSAA senior girls basketball title Saturday – Contributed Photo

The Wallaceburg District Secondary School lady Tartans are queens of the basketball court.

WD’s senior AND junior girls basketball teams won LKSSAA ‘AA’ basketball championships Saturday at home.

After trailing 8-7 after the first quarter, 25-24 at half, and 36-33 after three quarters, the Wallaceburg Tartans fought back to take the 42-40 win over the St. Clair Colts.

Ashleigh LaBlanc paced Wallaceburg scoring a game high 17-points for the Tartans.

Jamie Chauvin and Sawyer Fischer both had 8-points for the Tartans, who advance to SWOSSAA next week.

Wallaceburg was the top ranked ‘AA’ team entering the LKSSAA final finishing the regular season with a 6-2 record.

The junior lady Tartans beat the McGregor Panthers 46-22 in the final to capture their title.

Legacie Blackbird led the Tartans with 12 points, with Megan McCarter adding 11.

Wallaceburg will visit Kingsville in the SWOSSAA final on Wednesday.

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