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Four-peat: Ontario U15 golden again at 2011 Canadian basketball championships

Team Ontario 71-44 knocked off Team BC to earn the 2011 U15 midget boys Canadian national basketball championships. The victory gives Team Ontario their fourth straight title/

Workhorse Chris Egi dominated inside to finished with a game-high 15 points, three rebounds and five steals. Corey Johnson and Russell Baker added 10 points respectively for Ontario.

Team BC was paced by guard Adam Karmali`s 11 points and two assists. Jalen Jana also played well with 8 points, six rebounds and two assists.

Chris Egi jumped started team Ontario`s offence with a two hand dunk to open the score and put the hometown favourites ahead 19-6 after one quarter.

British Columbia played evenly in the second quarter, but still trailed 36-22 at the break.

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Ontario forced 25 turnovers overall, and held BC to just 7 points in a decisive third-quarter to run away with the 2011 Canadian Basketball Championship.

The four-peat leaves no doubt as to which province produces the best basketball talent in Canada.

The last time Ontario lost a U15 National Championship was in 2007 when they dropped an 88-77 decision to hosts Quebec.

Tournament MVP: Chris Egi – Ontario

1st Team All-Stars
Devonte Campbell – Ontario
Brody Clarke – Ontario
Jalen Jana – British Columbia
Benjamin Miller – Manitoba
James Tyrell – Quebec

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2nd Team All-Stars
Matthew Ellis – Alberta
Johneil Johnson – Nova Scotia
Joseph Medrano – Manitoba
Atlee Simon – Saskatchewan
Buster Truss – British Columbia

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