Women's Hoops Blog

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Saturday, August 15, 2009

Holy game, set and match, Batman! USA Women Capture FIBA Americas U16 Championship Gold Medal With 103-52 Win Over Canada

Following a first quarter fight from Canada (4-1), the 2009 USA Women's U16 National Team (5-0) outscored its opponent by 20 points in the second quarter to help secure a early lead and an impressive 103-52 win and the inaugural 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship gold medal on Friday night at Juan de la Barrera Gym in Mexico City.

Elizabeth Williams (Princess Anne H.S. / Virginia Beach, Va.), who led five U.S. players in double figures with 19 points and seven rebounds, was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.