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The first-place Northern Vikings improved to 4-0 in LKSSAA Tier 1 senior boys' basketball Tuesday by beating the CKSS Golden Hawks 58-52.

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Vikings stay unbeaten

The first-place Northern Vikings improved to 4-0 in LKSSAA Tier 1 senior boys’ basketball by beating the winless Chatham-Kent Golden Hawks 58-52 on Tuesday at Northern.

Jon King, Nate Smith and Jaden Ogorek were the Vikings’ defensive players of the game.

The second-place Ursuline Lancers (3-1) beat the Fighting Irish 65-56 at St. Patrick’s. The Irish (1-3) are in third place.

Ursuline also defeated St. Patrick’s 70-36 in their junior game.

Thomas leads Wolfpack

Isiah Thomas scored 18 points for the Great Lakes Wolfpack in a 46-40 win over the Tartans in LKSSAA Tier 2 senior boys’ basketball Tuesday at Wallaceburg.

Jackson Epsey added 15 for the first-place Wolfpack (4-1).

Gabe Namink scored 14 for the Tartans (3-2). He has committed to Lambton College for next season.

McGregor beat Blenheim 49-37 in the other senior game.

In Tier 3, Mason Best scored 20 points and Andrew Lemieux added 12 for St. Francois-Xavier (1-6) in a 54-35 home win over North Lambton (0-7).

Also, Tilbury defeated Lambton-Kent 52-42.

Squires split two games

The Petrolia Squires are tied for fifth place in the Western Ontario Athletic Association senior hockey league at 10-7-0-2 after splitting two road games on the weekend.

The Squires beat the Mapleton-Minto 81’s 3-2 on Saturday after losing 10-5 to the Clinton Radars on Friday.

The first-place Radars outshot the Squires 65-39.

The Squires will host the Tavistock Royals this Friday at 8:30 p.m. at the Greenwood Recreation Centre.

Jackson gets two points

Kyle Jackson of Sarnia had a goal and an assist in the Rochester Knighthawks’ 13-4 loss to the Buffalo Bandits on Saturday in the National Lacrosse League in Buffalo, N.Y.

Jackson also took a game-high 13 shots on goal.

He has five points in two games for the Knighthawks (1-1).

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