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(RICHMOND, B.C.) Team Quebec and the host, Team BC, will meet in the Women’s National Championship final on Sunday at the Richmond Olympic Oval in Richmond, B.C.

B.C. defeated Quebec 73-65 in the final game of Day 2, handing Quebec its first loss of the tournament. Kady Dandeneau paced the hosts with 27 points, and Katie Miyazaki added 18 points for B.C. in the win.

Quebec, the 2019 women’s national champions, defeated the team of mixed athletes 61-35 to open Day 2 of the tournament. Cindy Ouellet led all Quebec scorers with 33 points, and Sandrine Berube added 14.

Team BC defeated the team of mixed athletes 75-42 on in their first game of the day.

Saturday also featured the first 3-on-3 recreational competition in tournament history. Edmonton Team 2 went a perfect 6-0 in the 3-on-3 competition. Team BC 1 and Edmonton Team 1 rounded out the Top 3 in the 3-on-3 tournament.

The 3-on-3 competition will conclude on Sunday with the final tipping off at 10:30 a.m. PT.

The action concludes on Sunday when the host Team BC and Team Quebec battle for the national title 12:00 p.m. PT. 

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 attend the 2022 Women’s National Championship Festival or 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