It took a little while for the Barrie North Vikings to come together.
Stephen Sweet, Special to Postmedia Network
Three field goals.
They can play it fast and loose, or slow and tight.
It’s never easy to break through the defensive system. For most of the night on Saturday, the Barrie Colts were unable to get anything going.
The Eastview Wildcats carry quite the presence.
They’ve certainly seen each other before.
The Barrie Colts would bend, but not break. A high-scoring, offensive game was in the cards with the Erie Otters in town, and it went to the wire.
The Innisdale Invaders have been a basketball powerhouse for a number of seasons.
The Barrie Colts took care of business again.
The Barrie Colts got their offence early on Thursday. That meant they had to hold the fort the rest of the way.
The St. Peter’s Panthers have spent a lot of time playing together.
The St. Peter’s Panthers have a tall order on their hands in order to retain their title.
Things were nearly perfect for the Barrie Colts.
There were some points where the Barrie Colts gave up too many chances, and others where they had plenty of their own.
In 2016, the Nantyr Shores Tritons were the best football team in Simcoe County for almost the entire season.
The Innisdale Invaders were seconds away from a momentous upset.
There are always ups and downs when it comes to a varsity team.
Okay, so this isn't going to happen every single night. But opening up the season this way will allow fans plenty of license to dream.
The Innisdale Invaders were a little out of practice.
The Barrie Colts were a young squad last year.