Bombers open basketball season with tournament sweep

The L.V. Rogers senior girls basketball tournament made a statement to start the season.

The L.V. Rogers senior girls basketball team swept the Crowe Cage Bowl tournament over the weekend.

The L.V. Rogers senior girls basketball team swept the Crowe Cage Bowl tournament over the weekend.

The L.V. Rogers senior girls basketball tournament made a statement to start the season.

The Bombers won their season opener Thursday before going on to sweep the Crowe Cage Bowl tournament in Trail over the weekend.

Ansleigh Dergousoff led with 18 points as the Bombers defeated Stanley Humphries 64-34 in Castlegar on Thursday.

In the tournament, the Bombers opened with a 62-42 win over host J.L. Crowe. That game turned out to be the closest competition would get to the Bombers.

L.V. Rogers went on to beat Mount Sentinel 66-34, rout Boundary Central 61-15 and hammer Stanley Humphries 60-14.

The senior boys team meanwhile finished fourth at a tournament in Kelowna. The team fell 63-60 to Rutland before defeating Armstrong 73-42 and Penticton 63-56.