2017 Canada Games Basketball - Day 5 Recap

Covering all the action from today's Semi-final and Placement games

  1. Quebec 83 - Alberta 51 (F Semi-final #1)

  2. Quebec started strong and finished stronger, winning the first and fourth quarters by 12 and 14 points, respectively. Sarah Te-Biasu (26 points, 5 steals) and Roxane Makolo (17 points, 8 rebounds) came up huge for Quebec, while Alberta standout Brynn Masikewich was limited to a tournament-low 10 points in the loss.
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  4. Quebec moves on to Friday's female finals at 5:00 PM CT and Alberta will battle for bronze. Click here for the box score.

  5. Ontario 85 - Quebec 79 (M Semi-final #1)

  6. Ontario worked diligently to limit an electric Quebec offense on Wednesday evening, taking away the running game from their opponent whenever possible. This proved to be the difference, alongside a monster game from Jaden Bediako (27 points, 15 rebounds and 8 blocks). Ryan Brooks' positional defense was also a factor for Ontario, as he drew offensive fouls on a number of Quebec drives to the basket. Quebec's Joshua Mein and Damion Squire combined for 38 points.
  7. Ontario moves on to Friday's male final at 7:30 PM CT while Quebec will play for bronze. Click here for the box score.

  8. Ontario 84 - Manitoba 59 (F Semi-final #2)

  9. Christina Morra established Ontario's inside game early, and Keishana Washington provided exceptional guard play as the squad booked their ticket to the female finals. Manitoba received great efforts from Claire Signatovich and Autumn Agar, but it wasn't enough to overcome Ontario's overwhelming attack. Manitoba will now take on Alberta for bronze on Friday afternoon.
  10. Click here for the box score.

  11. Alberta 71 - British Columbia 56 (M Semi-final #2)

  12. After a tense first half that saw the teams separated by only two points, Alberta took control of the third quarter and didn't look back. Brandon Meiklejohn hit six 3-pointers on his way to a 24 point night, and Alberta will now look to knock off Ontario in Friday night's male finals.
  13. Adam Paige (13 points) was the top scorer for BC, who will battle Quebec for bronze on Friday afternoon. Click here for the box score.

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