Payton Henry of Hazelton, looks for a pass as she dribbles up the court on opening day of the All Native Basketball Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day One Recap

Highlights and Results from the first day of the 2019 All Native Basketball Tournament

Day one of the All Native Basketball tournament is in the books provided some amazing moments to be sure. While only four games were played, they brought the crowd to their feet especially the two nail-biters in the women’s division, between Kitkatla and Kincolith, and Vancouver and Hazelton. And to cap it all off the Lax K’walaams dance troupe brought the house down with an electric performance.

Full results from day one below.

Women’s Division:

Gitwinksihlkw VS. Similkameen:

Similkameen win: 63-34

Top Scorers:

Similkameen: Kim Montgomery (15), Nicola Terbasket (14), Jade Mont. Waa (14)

Gitwinksihlkw: Mariah Tait (20), Rochelle Francois (4), Amy Nyce (4)

Kitkalta VS. Kincolith:

Kincolith win: 72-66

Top Scorers:

Kincolith: Kristi Watts (32), Dena Barton (24), Micita Barton (8)

Kitkatla: Alexis Ryan (20), Erica Brown (15), Evelyn Innes (10)

Vancouver VS. Hazelton:

Vancouver win: 48-42

Top Scorers:

Vancouver: Shenise Sigsworth (21), Laura Lewis (14), Ashley Rosmon (4)

Hazelton: Alysha O’Brien (13), Carlene Wright (7), Amber Wells (6)

Master’s Division:

Kitkatla VS. Hazelton

Hazelton win: 75-40

Top Scorers:

Hazelton: Collin Jack (15), Darren Fargey (14), Matt Simpson (12)

Kitkatla: Greg Mckay (18), Randy Robinson Jr. (7), George Mason (4)

The tournament continues on today with a jam-packed 18 game schedule, kicking off at 8 a.m. and the final game of the day tips off at 9:30 p.m.

RELATED: All Native Basketball Tournament Day 2: Preview

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