The Moose Jaw High School Junior Basketball League opened the 2018-19 season on Wednesday night with five games hitting the court around the league.

Brennan Watterson scored 14 points to lead the Central Red Cyclones to a 55-40 win over the Assiniboia Rockets in the junior boys' division. Ethan Nancarrow chipped in with nine points in the win for Central Red, while Jesse Juelle had a game-high 19 points in the loss for Assiniboia.

The junior boys' division had three games in total, The Vanier Vikings rolled to a 76-27 win over the Peacock Orange Toilers. Rainer Olson had 18 points and Colton Clemenshaw picked up 16 points in the win for Vanier, while Edison Villamar scored 13 points in the loss for Peacock Orange.

The Central Gold Cyclones secured a 79-40 win over the Riverview/Cornerstone Royal Falcons. Mohamed Jabateh scored 15 points and Kaelm Krufoff added 12 points in the win for Central Gold, while Seth Lewis scored 11 in the loss for Riverview/Cornerstone.

There were two junior girls' games, the Peacock Toilers picked up a 57-35 win over the Central Cyclones. Kiera Luman led the Toilers with 14 points in the win, while Summer Okerstrom added 12. Central was led by Sydney Miskiman with 14 points in the loss.

The Vanier Spirits travelled out to Central Butte, but came out on the losing end, falling 63-34 to the Bulldogs. Desrae Miller scored 26 points and Nicole Peterson added 24 points in the win for Central Butte, while Skylar Metz's eight points led the way for the Spirits.

The league returns to the court on Monday for five games.

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