VIDEO: MRHS boys hosting hoops provincials

Lawrence Powell
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Middleton aims for medal in Feb. 28 to Match 2 tournament

The Middleton Regional High School senior boys basketball team picked up second spot in last week's Regionals for a spot in the Division 2 Provincials. As provincial host of the February 28 to March 2 tournament they already had a spot, but coach Mike Mason said it had been a goal from the start of the season to earn that spot.

It's Mason's first year as head coach and pointed out that with five returning players, all in Grade 11, and eight Grade 10 rookies, it's a young team. But he said they understand hard work and when they work hard they're usually successful. He said there are a lot of practice times booked over the next few weeks and the boys have no intention of slacking off.


Not all teams in the Provincials have been decided yet, but it is certain Central Kings and Kings Edgehill of the Western Region will be joining Middleton on the court.


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Organizations: Middleton Regional High School, Match 2

Geographic location: Western Region

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Recent comments

  • Lois Jefferson
    February 21, 2013 - 09:31

    Thank you so much for this video! I am hoping someone makes a video of the Senior Boys Basketball All Star Game on 9 Mar 13. I am unable to go warch my Grandson "at work"!

  • Jalen Sabean
    February 21, 2013 - 09:29

    A reminder that following the NSSAF D2 Provincials, on March 9th at Central Kings Rural High School will be the Valley All-Star Game, a charity basketball event featuring the top 20 players from MRHS, West Kings, Central Kings, NKEC, Horton, KES, and Avon View, with all proceeds donated to KidSport. Ryan Gates and Sean Lechance of MRHS will both be in action! Come support you Monarchs! The event is also sponsors by local business, Gates Petroleum. The event begins at 3:15 with competitions (PG skills, 3pt, dunk), and the All-Star game at 7pm. Day passes are $5, game passes $3. Website link: to inquire about sponsorship or tickets email Come support local sport and KidSport at this great event!