CHARLOTTETOWN – The East Prince Sting captured the mini girls’ provincial basketball championship at Charlottetown Rural High School on Sunday.
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The East Prince Sting is all smiles after winning the provincial mini girls’ basketball championship in Charlottetown on Sunday.
The Sting, a team comprised of 10- and 11-year-old players from Kensington and Summerside, faced the Stratford Foxes in the championship game.
The Sting jumped out to an early lead, provided strong defensive pressure and never looked back en route to a 61-30 win.
Sting forward Lauren MacLean was selected as the player of the game.
The Sting advanced to the final with a 52-30 win over the West Prince Junior Wolverines in the semifinals. After a close first half, the Sting pulled away in the second half.
Power forward Ellen Cole was selected as the Sting’s player of the game.
Sting guard Megan MacDonald was chosen as the most valuable player of the provincial championship tournament, and guard Jane Doyle received all-star honours.