2019 WBB: First round matchups

Dawson Blues (A1) vs.
St. Clair Saints (A4)

Thursday, March 14
MATCH 1: 1 p.m. ET

The Dawson Blues claimed the Quebec title with a 75-60 victory over the Champlain Saint-Lambert Cavaliers in the RSEQ Championship final. Dawson finished in a tie for first in the RSEQ with a 12-2 record. The Blues, who have earned back-to-back silver medals at CCAA Nationals, are led by second-year point guard Roxane Makolo. They’ll face the St. Clair Saints, the OCAA’s Wildcard entry. The Saints fell 78-72 to the Fanshawe Falcons in the OCAA Championship final.  St. Clair went 12-8 and placed fourth in the OCAA West Division. 

Olds Broncos (A2)
vs. VIU Mariners (A3)

Thursday, March 14
MATCH 2: 3 p.m. ET

The Olds Broncos defeated the Keyano Huskies 54-51 in the ACAC Championship final to earn gold in Alberta. Led by ACAC Player of the Year Brittney Thibeaux, the Broncos finished second in the ACAC South Division with a 17-4 record. Olds defeated the first-place Lakeland Rustlers (17-7, ACAC North Division) in the conference semi-final. The Broncos will face the champions from the PACWEST, the VIU Mariners. VIU defeated the Capilano Blues 82-77 in a thrilling BC final. The Mariners, led by third-year guard Amber Lease, finished atop the PACWEST standings with a 17-1 record.

MSVU Mystics (B2) 
vs. Dynamiques
de Sainte-Foy (B3)

Thursday, March 14
MATCH 3: 6:30 p.m. ET

The MSVU Mystics are champions once again on the East Coast. The Mystics convincingly downed the St. Thomas Tommies 76-41 in the ACAC Championship final. MSVU is led by fifth-year point guard Maria Carroll, who was named the ACAA Player of the Year. The Mystics cruised to a first-place finish in the conference with a perfect 21-0 record. They’ll face the Dynamiques de Sainte-Foy, who aren’t your average hosts. Sainte-Foy finished in a tie for first place in the always competitive RSEQ with a 12-2 record. They were, however, upset by the Champlain Saint-Lambert Cavaliers 75-72 in the RSEQ semi-final.

Fanshawe Falcons (B1)
vs. Keyano Huskies (B4)

Thursday, March 14
MATCH 4: 8:30 p.m. ET

The Fanshawe Falcons earned their first provincial title in 16 years with a 78-72 victory over the St. Clair Saints in the OCAA Championship final. Led by fourth-year guard and OCAA Player of the Year Chuot Angou, the Falcons finished atop the OCAA West Division standings with a 19-1 record. Fanshawe will face the Keyano Huskies, the ACAC Wildcard entry. Keyano fell 54-51 to the Olds Broncos in the ACAC Championship final. The Huskies placed second overall in the ACAC North Division with a 16-8 record.