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Under 15 Ontario Girls - Gold Medal Winners at the 2010 Canadian Nationals

The Under 15 girls' provincial team went 6-0 to win the gold medal at the Canadian Nationals that were held at Humber College in Toronto.

In pool play:
In their 2nd game vs. Quebec, Ontario held a double digit lead for most of the game. However Quebec came back in the fourth quarter outscoring Ontario 17-9. Ontario was able to hold on, winning 66-62. Kia Nurse (Ontario) led all scorers with 23 points. Geraldine Cabillo-Abante led Quebec with 18 points.

In their 3rd game vs. British Columbia, Ontario followed the same script as they did in their game vs. Quebec. Ontario held a double digit lead for most of the game; going into the fourth with a 56-39 lead. Ontario held a 63-43 lead with 5:27 remaining in the fourth, and then all of sudden went cold. British Columbia outscored Ontario 19-4 in the final 5 minutes, however, Ontario was still able to hold on to a 67-62 win. Shay Colley (Ontario) finished with 22 points, 6 steals, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists. Kia Nurse (Ontario) finished with 18 points. Anmol Mattu (British Columbia) led all scorers with 23 points.

Play-offs:
Ontario 55 - Quebec 47. Kia Nurse led Ontario with 20 points. Shay Colley (Ontario) finished with 13 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals. Khaléann Caron-Goudreau and Marianne St-Laurent both finished with 7 points each for Quebec.

Semi-finals:
With impressive defence, Ontario held Alberta to 10 points in the first three quarters!! Ontario won 54-20. Kia Nurse led all scorers with 13 points. Aimee Wilson finished with 6 points for Alberta.

Final:
In the final's, Ontario met Quebec for its third time in six games. Ontario held a 26-24 halftime lead, however, Ontario blew the game wide open in third quarter outscoring Quebec 30-14, on route to 72-50 gold medal win. Samantha Cooper (Ontario) led all scorers with 22 points. Shay Colley (Ontario) had 16 points & 6 steals. Kia Nurse (Ontario) 15 points. Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau led Quebec with 11 points.


Tournament MVP: Kia Nurse (Ontario)

1st Team All-stars:
Kolbie Orum (British Columbia)
Shay Colley (Ontario)
Samantha Cooper (Ontario)
Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau (Quebec)
Sarah St-Fort (Quebec)

2nd Team All-stars:
Aimee Wilson (Alberta)
Anmol Mattu (British Columbia)
Jenilyn Monton (Manitoba)
Hannah Jardine (Newfoundland)
Marianne St-Laurent (Quebec)

Roster:
Cassandra Edwards - Brampton Minor Basketball Association
Christina Buttenham - Transway Basketball
Cheyanne Roger - Etobicoke Basketball Association
Hilary Hanaka - Transway Basketball
Jaylin Vandebovenkamp - Windsor Valiants - Injured
Katie Breault - Amherstburg Basketball Club
Kayla Davis - Brampton Minor Basketball Association
Kia Nurse - Transway Basketball
Lauren Smail - Ottawa Shooting Stars
Nicolle Gaudet - Kingston Impact
Sam Cooper - Sudbury Selects
Shay Colley - IEM Basketball
Victoria Rampado - Niagara Falls Red Raiders

Alternates:
Cassidy Crowe - Huron Lakers
Cheyenne Creighton - Scarborough Basketball

Coaching Staff:
Jodi Gram (Markham) - Head Coach
Anne Marie Ssemanda (Hamilton) - Assistant Coach
Lindsay Walsh (Windsor) - Assistant Coach