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Quebec 17U Women defend home court to open National Championships

SHERBROOKE, Quebec (August 1, 2022) -- The Quebec 17U Women defeated Saskatchewan 98-46 in Day 1 action for the women. Quebec shot 50 percent from the floor and had just seven turnovers as Patricia Augustin led all scorers with 26 points, seven rebounds and eight steals. Kathy Kersaint Pierre added 17 points in the win as Quebec used a dominant second quarter effort to break the game open and lead by 28 at the half.<

Nova Scotia defeated New Brunswick 93-56 behind 21 points from Julia Black who also finished with five rebounds, five assists and five steals. With the score tied at 25 all after the opening 10 minutes, Nova Scotia outscored New Brunswick 28-10 in the second to go into the half up by 18 and roll to victory from there.

Alberta’s Kaitlyn Ferrier scored a game-high 16 points to lead Alberta over British Columbia 65-56, while Kaitlin Tetteh-Wayoe narrowly missed out on a double-double, finishing with nine points and 10 rebounds for Alberta.

In 15U Women’s action, Ally McLean poured in a 25-point performance as Nova Scotia defeated Saskatchewan 65-45. McLean shot 10-for-13 from the floor and 5-for-6 from beyond the arc in just 22 minutes. Hayden Kot had a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double for Saskatchewan in the loss.

Alberta handed Prince Edward Island a dominant 97-27 defeat, holding Prince Edward Island to just 20 percent shooting and 12 made field goals. Talia Akemi’s 16 points led the way for Alberta.

Quebec defeated New Brunswick 71-49 with a balanced-scoring effort that saw 11 of the 12 players on their roster log points. New Brunswick’s Ella McDonald contributed 16 points in the loss.