The South Carleton Storm senior girls basketball team opened their National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association season with a win, as they beat the visiting St. Mother Teresa Titans 44-37 at the South Carleton gym.
The Storm took an early lead and were ahead 12-3 at the end of the first quarter.
Trailing 14-6 midway through the second quarter, the Titans went on a run and scored 14 straight points, as Maeve McSwiggan hit a couple of threes and scored 10 points in the frame. South Carleton was held to just one early basket by Corinne Yantzi in the quarter.
In the third quarter, the Storm turned on the offense.
Samantha Hemeon and Ava Pelton both hit three pointers, while Chelsea Hemon led the Storm fast break offense.
In the fourth, Chelsea Hemon and Jane Case hit three pointers, and the Storm defense tightened up as they won by seven points.
Chelsea Hemon had 12 points for South Carleton with Samantha Hemeon adding 11 and Corinne Yantz scoring eight. Ava Pelton had five points, while Meghan Watt and Jane Case added three each.
Maeve McSwiggan scored 16 points for the Titans with Reegan Woods adding nine, Mary McAnany had six, and Sophie Levesque, Gabu Rivas and Ella Grant had two each.
The South Carleton Storm senior boys soccer team opened the season with a pair of wins. On Mon., Sept. 25, the Storm coasted to a 6-1 win over visiting Omer-Deslauriers.
Two days later, South Carleton was at home again and earned a 4-1 win over Pierre-de-Blois.
The Osgoode Township High School Panthers opened their season last week. They had a home-and-home series with the Canterbury Crusaders, winning both games 2-0.
The Storm junior boys team also opened up their season as they split a pair of games. The Storm beat Paul Desmarais 4-3 at home before traveling to Merivale and losing 4-1.