Womens Nationals U15 Bronze Medal Game
The Bronze medal game for the U15 side took place with Alberta taking on British Columbia. Alberta would start strong but eventually fell to British Columbia by a score of 63-53 taking the bronze medal.
To start the game there was a shot clock malfunction and once they settled that the game got underway. Alberta and British Columbia traded buckets for the first part of the quarter. Alberta was then able to take a five point lead heading into the 2nd quarter. Strong play from Kacie Bosch helped them take the lead.
A couple of three pointers and strong play from Michelle Bos helped BC erase the deficit, and gain a lead they would not lose. Bos was huge in the quarter scoring 11 points, 2 more points than Alberta scored in the entire quarter as a team.
The 2nd half started with another BC advantage as they pushed early and with two Jessie Brown 3 pointers started the quarter on a 14-2 run. Going into the 4th quarter British Columbia had a seven point lead.
BC would not let up on the gas and had another solid quarter, sealing their fate as bronze medalists for the U15 division.
British Columbia was led by Michelle Bos who had an amazing game scoring 11 points in the 2nd quarter alone. She finished with a game high 23 points, and grabbed 5 rebounds. Jessie Brown was strong as well adding 16 points (2/3 3 point range) 3 rebounds and 3 assists. Lauren Yearwood added 10 points to the total as well as grabbed 9 rebounds. Morgan Roskelley was also key yet again steering the ship as their point guard. She added 6 points and 6 assists.
Alberta was lead by their star player Kacie Bosch who scored 15 points (team high) and had 4 steals. Elizabeth Vinnell was also key on the boards for Alberta grabbing 9 rebounds and adding 9 points.