2022 CANADA GAMES
Our Canada Games teams both competed hard and had some tough, close match ups. Here are the results:
U18 girls – Finished with a 3-3 record placing 6th overall.
U18 boys – Finished with a 5-1 record, capturing a bronze medal in a close match against Alberta. The medal was the first medal for Nova Scotia Basketball at the Canada Games, since 2009!
Athletes to highlight
Vanessa Vaughan – 12.8 PPG
Taya Dixon – 7 PPG
Julia Black – 6.8 PPG
Mercy Olugu – 6.5 PPG
Jalen Janes – 18.8 PPG
Kyle Munro – 15.3 PPG
Braedan MacVicar – 14.8 PPG
Gabe Davignon – 14 PPG
August 12th, 2022
Both teams have been competing hard and we’re close to the end!
The girls team beat team New Brunswick in a hard fought, nail biting, tie breaker, to advance to the fifth place game tomorrow. Stay tuned for the time of that match up.
The boys team compete tonight in a tough semi final match up against team Ontario.
Check out the complete results and live stream here.
August 9th, 2022 schedule
U18 girls team: 11:45 AST vs. winner of New Brunswick and Yukon
U18 boys team: 2pm AST vs. team Manitoba
CANADA BASKETBALL NATIONALS
The 2022 Canada Basketball U15 and U17 Nationals were held from August 1-6!
Basketball Nova Scotia had four teams competing in the National competition – U15 women, U15 men, U17 women and U17 men’s teams. The women’s tournament was hosted by Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, QC with the men’s competition being played at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB.
We’re really proud of our teams, athletes and coaches for their accomplishments throughout the week.
Below are some notable results:
U15 girls – Made history by becoming the first Nova Scotia U15 girls team to make it to the National final! Our girls battled hard against team Ontario but fell short. The girls came away with a National silver medal!
1st team all-star – Gabby Morash
Checkout the Saltwire article about our girls!
U15 boys – Finished 4th overall after a gritty win vs. Manitoba in the quarterfinal match.
2nd team all-star – Amari Upshaw
U17 girls – Finished 5th overall with a record of 4-2.
U17 boys – Finished 6th with a record of 3-3.
2nd team all-star – Kanan Christmas
You can check out all the action for our provincial teams by following BNS on social media at:
Go Scotia go!