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WBBALL | Hurricanes drop national tournament game to Humber Hawks

March 17, 2017

32685376333_91912bf16d_kIt was a disappointing day for the Holland Hurricanes women’s basketball team as they dropped to 0-2 at the CCAA National Women’s Basketball Championship in Edmonton, AB.

The ‘Canes, the fourth ranked team in the tournament, fell to the top seed Humber Hawks 78-66 in the bronze quarter-final game on Friday.

The Hurricanes trailed 22-14, 42-26 and 59-48 at the end of each quarter.

Jayla Verney led all scorers for the Hurricanes with 22 points while Keia Beals (11), Tyleigha Nelson (11), Darcy Zinck (10) and Chelsea Slawter-Wright (10) all had double digit point totals.

The Hurricanes will now play the conference rivals MSVU Mystics in the seventh/eighth game at 5pm AST on Saturday.

To watch action from the tournament please visit www.ccaa.ca.

For more information on the 2017 CCAA National Women’s Basketball Championship please visit www.ccaa.ca.

To connect with the women’s basketball Hurricanes please visit www.twitter.com/caneswbball.

For more information on the Holland Hurricanes please visit www.hollandcollege.com/athletics, www.facebook.com/hollandhurricanes, www.twitter.com/hc_hurricanes and www.instagram.com/hollandhurricanes.

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Daniel Cudmore

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Department of Athletics and Recreation

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