The basketball 3 on 3 ratings

Le basketball 3 contre 3 a la cote

Even before his presentation, Tournament, basketball 3 on 3 Christmas was guaranteed to be a success. The running of the event, organized by Saguenay Basketball in the gym, Cégep de Chicoutimi has confirmed Saturday.

Le basketball 3 contre 3 a la cote

The player in the Red and Gold of the University Laval, Claudia Émond, was participating in the tournament, with his teammate, Jane Won. They have won the top honors of the class a senior female with a quartet completed by the old Black and Gold of the Odyssey Dominique-Racine Alexandra Tremblay and Catherine Desbiens.

Photograph The Everyday Life, Michel Tremblay

More than 180 players, divided into 46 teams, themselves divided into six categories, participated in the friendly competition that was a fundraiser for the organization Saguenay Basketball. In total, a hundred matches were played. Every 20 minutes, four games were played simultaneously, which resulted in a lot of action. For the duration of the event, it was even difficult to find a good place to watch the different meetings. These matches that were taking place at a rapid pace, were self-refereed, that is to say that the players themselves were the different calls, except during the playoffs where an arbitrator would then decide on the decisions to be more controversial.

In the spring, a first tournament was held on the theme of superheroes. With these two successes, the director general of Saguenay, Basketball, Philippe Hurtubise, confirms that the two events will be back, and a third could even be added during the summer period, but this time outside. “It is sure that it has not the limits of the walls, but on the other hand, there is a charm to being in a gym. It gives an incredible atmosphere”, to enforce the responsible, highlighting the work of the other members of the organizing committee and the twenty volunteers who ensured the smooth running of the tournament. Players of the college training of the Lads of the Cégep de Jonquière (male) and Cougars to the Cégep de Chicoutimi (female) have also contributed, in particular to the marking of the meetings.

Le basketball 3 contre 3 a la cote

A hundred matches of a duration of ten minutes were played during the day.

Photograph The Everyday Life, Michel Tremblay

Saguenay Basketball has made two birds with one stone by raising money that will be used in the different activities the development of the discipline in the region, while offering exposure for the various sponsors. “It is really money that is reinvested. It’s not going into the pockets of the person, but in the middle”, to ensure Philippe Hurtubise, indicating that additional efforts will be made in the next few months for the revival of basketball in the Lac-Saint-Jean.

Players could also rely on different services. In particular, employees of Rémix Health were on hand to provide physiotherapy treatments and chiropractic. “On the number of matches, there are all the time aches and pains that come out. We make sure to treat them well”, to entrust Philippe Hurtubise.

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