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    August 7, 2016

    15U and 17U Boy’s National Championships Recap - Day 6 - Nova Scotia Wins Double Gold


    On behalf of Basketball Manitoba, we would like to thank all the amazing volunteers and sponsors who helped make this event happen! We would also like to congratulate all of the players, coaches, and fans on making this event a great success!

    15U Results

    7th Place Game
    New Brunswick surpassed Newfoundland and Labrador 78-71. New Brunswick's Ryan Scott records a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Newfoundland and Labrador's top scorer was Caleb Sooley with 34 and top rebounder Jacob Ryan with 11.

    5th Place Game
    Manitoba finished the tournament with a win over Alberta 83 to 69. Manitoba's top scorer was Kyler Filewich, who lead the team with a double double with 19 points, 16 rebounds. Alberta's top scorer was Brandon Munto with 23 and Imoudu Ibrahim with 13 rebounds.

    Bronze Medal Game
    Ontario topped Saskatchewan 89-68 to take the Bronze Medal. Ontario’s Justice Prentice with 13 points and 8 rebounds. Addison Patterson and Matthew Alexander Moncrieffe also led scores with 13 a piece.

    Gold Medal Game
    The battle for gold starts tipped off with a close game seeing Nova Scotia lead by 1 after the first period of play. Quebec and Nova Scotia continued to trade buckets seeing Quebec lead the first half 35-33. Heading into the fourth, Nova Scotia led 61-53 but Quebec didn't go down without a fight as both teams continued to exchange leads to the end. Malachi Joseph Alexander's 26 points helped Quebec tie the game at 75 late into the fourth. Kellen Tynes led the way with an impressive 21 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists to help Nova Scotia close out the game. Nova Scotia wins gold 83-77.

    17U Results

    7th Place Game
    For 7th place, Alberta topped Newfoundland and Labrador 76 to 67. Adong Makuoi was tops in scoring for Alberta with 22 points and Alex Jap led in rebounding with 14 rebounds. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Emanuel Ring Lual had a double-double with 32 points and 10 rebounds. Devin O’Leary and Parker Combdon finishing with 10 rebounds a piece.

    5th Place Game
    In the battle for 5th, Quebec beat Saskatchewan 83 to 69. Ja’Shonte Wright McLeish finished with 16 pts and 5 steals as Quebec's top scorer. Saskatchewan's Shol Ayach leads all scoring with 20 points and Adefolarin Adetogun finished with 15 points and 18 rebounds.

    Bronze Medal Game
    In the bronze medal game, British Columbia got off with a quick start leading 20-11 in the first. Manitoba cut the lead to 27-21 but British Columbia ended the quarter strong with a half time score of 40-23. At the end of the third, British Columbia stayed on pace with a solid 20 point lead. British Columbia’s Mason Bourcier controlled the game with 15 points and 10 assists. British Columbia finished off with a final score of 92 to 74, earning the bronze medal.

    Gold Medal Game
    The gold medal game was a back and forth battle between last year's champions Nova Scotia and top seed Ontario.  The score at the half was 48-38 in favour of Ontario. The game becomes a tale of two halves as Nova Scotia came out strong in the third quarter to cut the lead down to 2. With a strong performance from Ontario’s Emanuel Miller (31 points and 11 rebounds) and the lead was cut to 2 with 30 seconds left. Nova Scotia held off Ontario, backed by an impressive 22 points, 7 rebounds and 8 steals, performance by Chase Tynes as Nova Scotia wins the gold medal with a final score of 86-80.

    Canada Basketball and Basketball Manitoba would like to acknowledge the following athletes on their great performances over the week to represent their province at the National Championships.

    15U All-Stars and MVP

    Tournament MVP:

    #6 Kellen Tynes - Nova Scotia

    1st Team All-Stars:
    • #8 Malachi Alexander - Quebec
    • #14 Kyler Filewich - Manitoba
    • #11 Sidney Gauthier - Quebec
    • #7 Luka Sakota - Ontario 
    • #7 Jaxon Smith - Nova Scotia
    2nd Team All-Stars:
    • #23 Trenton Dias-Maxwell - Quebec
    • #14 Caleb Johnson - Nova Scotia
    • #10 Ben Krikke - Alberta
    • #21 Addison Patterson - Ontario
    • #10 Alan Spoonhunter - Saskatchewan

    17U All-Stars and MVP

    Tournament MVP:

    #10 Chase Tynes - Nova Scotia

    1st Team All-Stars:
    • #8 Emmanuel Akot - Manitoba
    • #15 Jaden Bediako - Ontario
    • #10 Khaleem Bennett - Ontario
    • #8 Mason Bourcier - British Columbia
    • #9 Eli Kraushar - Nova Scotia
    2nd Team All-Stars:
    • #13 Adong Makuoi - Alberta
    • #5 Emanuel Miller - Ontario
    • #6 Daniel Sackey - Manitoba
    • #15 Grant Shephard - British Columbia
    • #10 Ja'Shonte Wright-McLeish - Quebec
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