Festival of Lights basketball
The Saint Paul Patriots senior boys basketball team opened its Festival of Lights Basketball Tournament in Niagara Falls with 69-36 victory over Assumption Burlington.
Jerwynn Tutanes led Saint Paul with 21 points while Assumption was led by H. Marques with five points.
Sam Braithwaite netted 20 points in a losing cause as the St. Francis Phoenix fell 61-56 to St. Thomas More Hamilton. E. Omorogbe led the winners with 16 points.
In other opening games, Toronto Richview (R. Williams 32) defeated Hamilton Bishop Ryan (C. Kapongo 13) by a 62-52 margin and Milton Jean Vanier (Young 16) recorded a 77-26 victory versus Thomas A. Stewart of Peterborough (R. Simmon 10).
Upcoming games today are: the consolation bronze at 3 p.m.; the consolation final at 4:30 p.m.; the championship bronze at 6 p.m.; and, the championship final at 7:30 p.m.