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Team BC crowned national champions following a 66-52 win over Quebec at the Women’s National Championship Festival 

(RICHMOND, B.C.) Team BC defeated Quebec 66-52 to win the 2022 Women’s National Championship Festival on Sunday at the Richmond Olympic Oval in Richmond, B.C.

It’s the first women’s national title for BC since 2014. Quebec won both the 2018 and 2019 tournaments. 

Kady Dandeneau had a team-high 22 points, and Katie Miyazaki added 21 for Team BC in the win. Quebec was paced by 32 points from Cindy Ouellet. 

BC also defeated Quebec 73-65 on Saturday – their lone loss in the tournament came against Quebec on Friday when they fell 63-37. The hosts finished the tournament with a 3-1 record.

In the 3-on-3 competition Team Edmonton 1 squeezed out an 8-7 win over Team Edmonton 2 to win the first ever 3-on-3 tournament. Quebec defeated BC 1 in the tournament’s bronze medal game. 

The event is governed by Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) and presented by the BC Wheelchair Basketball Society (BCWBS).

About BC Wheelchair Basketball Society
The BC Wheelchair Basketball Society (BCWBS) is the provincial sports’ governing body which provides support to wheelchair basketball programs throughout BC. BCWBS’s mission is to provide experiences that inspire inclusion, participation, and excellence through wheelchair basketball.
 
About Wheelchair Basketball Canada
Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sports governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to excellence in developing, supporting, and promoting wheelchair basketball programs and services from grassroots to high performance for all Canadians. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem worldwide for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last seven Paralympic Games. For more information, please visit wheelchairbasketball.ca.

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Media wishing to arrange interviews should contact:
 
Dhiren Mahiban
Communications & Digital Media Manager
Wheelchair Basketball Canada
C: 416-574-6682
dmahiban@wheelchairbasketball.ca
 
Michelle Comeau 
Communications Manager 
BC Wheelchair Basketball Society
M: 403-512-7671
michellercomeau@gmail.com