Jaguars continue to roll.
Members of the St. Joseph’s Junior Jaguars follow the action during Upper Ottawa Valley High School Athletic Association girls league basketball play at the St. Joseph’s High School gymnasium. The Junior Jaguars defeated the rival Bishop Smith Crusaders 25-14 Tuesday, led by Kathryn David’s 14 points and good team defence. Shannon Charbonneau collected 14 points and Sonya Bergin added 10 to lead the Senior Jaguars past Bishop Smith 48-11.
Peter Clark, Renfrew Mercury
St. Joseph’s Jaguars boys volleyball and girls basketball teams are challenging for the top of their divisions in the Upper Ottawa Valley High School Athletic Association.
The Jaguars ran their record to 6-and-0 in senior boys volleyball action with wins over the Opeongo Wildcats 3-2, Jeanne Lajoie Chevaliers 3-1 and Fellowes Falcons 3-0 Oct. 9.
Trent Skelhorn’s squad followed up with a 3-0 win over L’Equinoxe in Pembroke Thursday.
On Friday, the league-leading Senior Jaguars travelled to Holy Trinity in Ottawa.
Coach Skelhorn said the tournament went extremely well.
The Jaguars posted wins over Mother Teresa, Lester B. Pearson, Le Sommet, St. Pius X and league-rival Arnprior.
However, St. Michael’s school of Kemptville ended the Jaguars’ winning run.
The Junior Jaguars posted 3-1 wins over Opeongo and Fellowes in UOVHSAA play, but were surprised in five sets by Jeanne Lajoie, which was their first loss of the regular season.
“Everyone displayed great spirit and determination late in the day,” coach Meghan Cahill said.
The Jaguars continue to shine on the girls basketball court.
Kathryn David had eight points to spark the Junior Jaguars past the Madawaska Valley District Wolves 31-25 in Barry’s Bay Oct. 9.
Coach Mark Valliquette said the girls did a great job at both ends of the court.
“The girls demonstrated a will to win despite foul troubles,” he said.
The Senior Jaguars overcame a slow start, injuries and foul trouble in a 28-21 win over Madawaska.
Sonya Bergin had nine points to lead the St. Joseph’s attack. Brittanee Mahusky a strong game under the boards for coach Mike McMahon’s team.
The Junior Jaguars are 4-and-0 while their senior counterparts have lost only once.