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Quebec Named 15U And 17U Girl's National Champions

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Aug 9, 2019

VICTORIA, B.C. (August 10, 2019) - The 2019 15U & 17U Women's National Championships concluded this evening in Victoria, BC with Quebec earning both the 15U championship over Ontario with a score of 72-55, as well as, capturing the 17U championship over Alberta 55-45. With these victories, Quebec had a complete sweep of this year’s 15U & 17U National Championships Men’s and Women’s divisions, earning four gold medals.

15U Girl's National Championship

Quebec would assert their championship determination early on by opening a six-point lead at the end of the first half. Ontario would prove to be a worthy opponent, consistently remaining in striking distance. It was not until the final quarter when Quebec would pull away with a double-digit lead and keep their foot on the gas led by Cassandre Prosper’s dominating double-double performance (24pts, 18reb) to claim gold following a 55-72 victory.

In the bronze medal match, British Columbia would claw back from behind against New Brunswick to place third after securing a 52-45 victory.

15U MVP - CASSANDRE PROSPER #9 - QUEBEC

17U Girl's National Championship

In a closely contested match of familiar teams, we would see Quebec take on Alberta in the final match of the week. Quebec implied a strong defensive scheme to shut down Alberta’s perimeter threats. Supplemented with a balanced offensive attack highlighted by strong performances by Louelle Allana (11pts, 7reb) and Omella Niankan (11pts, 7reb), Quebec would withstand a third-quarter run by Alberta and inch away with a 55-45 victory to complete their gold medal journey at Nationals.

Looking to claim both Women’s bronze medals, British Columbia would face Saskatchewan who was coming off a disappointing overtime defeat in yesterday’s semi-final. British Columbia led during the entirety of the game eventually finishing with a 69-60 victory.  

17U MVP - KIANDRA BROWNE #22 - QUEBEC
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15U WOMEN'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP POOLS

15U WOMEN'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS SCHEDULE

17U WOMEN'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP POOLS

17U WOMEN'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE