Talk about girl power. The South Burnaby Metro Club select teams dominated their competition in the under-13 girls' provincial club basketball championships in Richmond, adding another championship title to their growing collection.
The u-13 Golden Eagles outpointed the Richmond Celtics 35-28 to win the red division banner at the Olympic Oval last month.
Isabella Crescenzo and Shiloh Corrales-Nelson were the top scorers for Burnaby in the final game with eight points apiece.
The Golden Eagles came through the preliminary round of the red division with a clean 3-0 record before defeating the Tri-City Chaos 25-15 in the semifinals to advance to the age group B finals.
Over in the green division it was a similar story for South Burnaby's Screaming Eagles.
The u-13 C team made it through the preliminary round winning two out of three games. The one loss came during a close 39-32 loss against Langley.
By the semi-finals the team had bounced back, defeating the Richmond Thunder 38-21 to push on to the provincial finals where they faced the Langley club team for a second time.
Burnaby didn't let up and outscored their Langley rivals 37-26. Much of the club's success goes to Rosemary Orenzo, who averaged 10 points per game.
At the u-13 boys' provincials held at the Richmond Oval on April 20 and 21, South Burnaby claimed medals in two separate divisions.
The South Burnaby Eagles were edged 52-46 by Athelite in the blue A division final in a battle of the two unbeaten teams.
The Eagles breezed through Pool 1 before posting a 51-27 win over their SBMC Allstars clubmates in the semifinal.
Athelite, which posted a similar 3-0 record in Pool 2, had a tougher semifinal, beating Tri-City 59-47 to move on to the A division final.
The Allstars defeated the Coquitlam club 42-44 in the bronze-medal final.
In the B red division, the South Burnaby Raptors beat Force 5 36-31 to win the bronze.
South Burnaby's u-12 Eagles lost the consolation final to Delbrook 48-44.
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