Day four’s final game tapped into the emotions of the audience, as the home team’s 17U New Brunswick team battled against the 2nd seed B.C team. Norman Barry of the New Brunswick team went off for 30 points, and 14 rebounds, helping put New Brunswick in position to take the 67-61 win over B.C. While B.C made a late game push, they couldn’t find the answers to take down the New Brunswick team, who will now take on Team Ontario on Friday. The home crowd was buzzing after this victory, as excitement continues to build going into Friday’s game. Along with the New Brunswick team, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Manitoba also took wins to finish the day.
In the 15U tournament, we saw the day commence with a closer than expected game. Team Ontario vs Team New Brunswick tipped off at 8:15, and after a dominating half, the belief was that Ontario had the game. However, Team New Brunswick came out with a new intensity and led by the scoring of Ben Power with 25 points at 47%, the crowd was roaring as the home team cut the lead to just 5 late in the 4th. None the less, Ontario was able to close out the game at 71-63. Along with team Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, and British Columbia also took home wins.
Semi-Finals begin tomorrow night, with action starting at 11:15 a.m. Atlantic Daylight Time.