For the second consecutive year, the Scarborough Tigers won the CWBL National Championship, Division 1.
On May 15th, the Tigers defeated the Gladiateurs de Laval (GLADS) 69-62 at the Richmond Olympic Oval to win gold. The game was a rematch of the 2022 gold medal game, which Scarborough won 70-57 in Montreal.
Before 2022, the GLADS won three consecutive national championships.Tournament all-star Jesse McNalley scored a game-high 31 points and 13 rebounds. MVP Bo Hedges added 16 points and eight rebounds, while Ben Hagkull scored 14 points in the win.
“It was a cool tournament. It was fun to be here with this group. To win two in a row is pretty special,” said Hedges, a native of Wonowon, B.C. “I’ve been a part of a lot of finals, so it’s nice to get another win. It’s a great group. We had a lot of fun.
Division 2 was won by Team BC Orca's
Bo Hedges, Scarborough Tigers
Jesse McNally, Scarborough Tigers
Vincent Dallaire, Gladiateurs
Nik Goncin, Calgary Rollers
Rosalie Lalonde, CIVA
Cindy Ouellet, Gladiateurs
Thank you to everyone who came out to support the event.
To our Event Partners! Thank you for your continued Support!
* COBS Bread, Blundell Bakery
* Richmond Sport Hosting
* viaSport & Government of BC Festivals Grant
* Victory Creative Group
* Gerry Kripps Photography
* Wheelchair Basketball Canada
* Sport Canada
* WorkSafe BC
* Real Canadian Superstore, Richmond
* Chewies Biscuit Co.
* Coastal Reign
* Sheraton Vancouver Airport