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Ontario U17 Women move to 3-0 following second day action at National Championships

SHERBROOKE, Quebec (August 2, 2022) -- In 17U Women’s Day 2 action, British Columbia defeated Quebec 74-66 behind a 20-point, 10-rebound double-double from Ryenn Schutz and a 14-point, 15-rebound double-double from Lauren Rust. Quebec was led by 17 points and 11 assists from Patricia Augustin in the loss.

Ontario moved to 3-0 after picking up a 95-41 blowout victory against New Brunswick. Ontario shot 41 percent from the floor and had five players reach double figures with a 14-point effort from Rees Ella leading the way. New Brunswick struggled to score against Ontario, shooting just 29 percent in the loss. Ontario connected on 14-of-37 attempts from beyond the arc compared to just 5-of-17 attempts from long range for New Brunswick in the loss.

Nova Scotia took down Manitoba 67-51 as Sashaneil Dabb finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the way. Nova Scotia jumped out to an early lead and held an 11-point advantage after the first quarter. They shot shot just 32 percent in the win, but used a strong defensive effort to force Manitoba into 37 turnovers. Jazmin Birch had 17 points and 16 rebounds in the loss.

In 15U Women’s action, the 15U Alberta Women’s team defeated Manitoba 58-51 in a contest that was close throughout and saw Alberta holding just a one-point lead at the start of the fourth quarter. Jayda Queeley’s 15 points led all scorers in the game.

Newfoundland and Labrador picked up a 76-67 win over Saskatchewan behind a 28-point effort from Sophie Fowler who shot 8-for-15 from the floor and 4-for-5 from beyond the arc. Fowler also added nine rebounds. Saskatchewan was led by a 23-point performance from Jordyn Neumann in the loss.

Ontario picked up a big 86-43 win over Quebec with Kaylen Sta. Maria’s 16 points leading the way. Ontario shot 43 percent from the floor and 46 percent from beyond the arc while holding Quebec to just 30 percent shooting in the game. Jahda Denis led Quebec in the loss with 15 points.

A 19-point performance from Moriah Jansen led the way for British Columbia in a 64-52 win over New Brunswick. Neve Pearson’s 17 points led New Brunswick in the loss.

The 2022 15U and 17U Women's National Championships are being held in Sherbrooke, Quebec from Aug. 1-6. Canadians can catch all of the action live on Canada Basketball's YouTube channel.