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Grade 8 Ramblers win Kwantlen tourney

The Maple Ridge Ramblers Grade 8 girls
The Maple Ridge Ramblers Grade 8 girls' basketball team.
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The Maple Ridge Ramblers defeated the Collingwood Cavaliers 37-34 Saturday in the final of the Kwantlen University Holiday

Shootout Tournament in Surrey.

It was the second tournament win of the season for the Grade 8 girls' basketball team, now 10-0 this season.

Aly Heppner was selected player of the game for MRSS in the final.

Paige Bell was tournament MVP.

She was also player of the game as the Ramblers opened the tournament with a 42-22 win over Brock middle school of Kamloops on Friday.

Kirsten Senchyna was picked the Rams' top player in a 37-35 win over Panorama Ridge secondary earlier Saturday.

Kayla Barteski, Taylor De Adder and Emily Morley played well for the Ramblers at the guard position, handling the press and bringing the ball up the floor all tournament. Ashleigh Lesser, Sarah Rowbotham and Emily Duchak were defensive standouts.

The Rams, 2-0 in league play, were to host Fraser Heights on Tuesday.

Ridge won its second league game Thursday, 60-15 over the Westview Wildcats. Bell had 20 points. Senchyna had 11. Barteski added eight. De Adder had five assists.

 

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