Team BC wheelchair basketball earned their first win at the 2019 Canada Winter Games on Monday.
With everyone contributing, 11 of the 12 players scored points, they handily defeated Nova Scotia 66-33.
“It felt good to get our first win at the Canada Winter Games, but it felt equally as good to execute our game plan and play Team BC basketball,” said co-captain Joel Ewert. “We did a lot of awesome things today that will help us progress as the tournament goes on.”
Top scorers in the game were Gabriel Harrison (Pender Island) with 16 points and Tanner Jung (Langley) both with 15 points and Nicholas van Bakel (Pender Island) with 10 points.
Next up for Team BC (1-1) wheelchair be a double-header of games on Tuesday, Feb. 19 when they play Newfoundland and Labrador at 11 a.m. and then face Ontario at 5 p.m.