Saskatchewan claims dual titles at Under-18 Flag Nationals
Kutzan, David, Barbaro and Wiens named tournament MVPs
Regina, SK (July 28, 2019) – It was a clean sweep for the host province on Sunday at the 2019 Under-18 Flag Nationals.
Both of Saskatchewan’s Male and Female teams won gold in their respective divisions.
In the Male Division, Saskatchewan defeated British Columbia 21-12 to win gold. Despite the loss British Columbia claimed silver. In the bronze medal game, Manitoba edged Nova Scotia 28-27.
In Sunday morning’s action, British Columbia squeezed out a 15-13 victory over Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan edged Manitoba 14-13, Ontario scored a 20-8 victory over Alberta, Alberta pulled out a 13-12 victory over Quebec and Ontario defeated Quebec 12-6.
Tournament MVPs were Manitoba’s Carter Kutzan (offense) and Nova Scotia’s Naijaun David (defense).
As for the Female Division, Saskatchewan 1 was victorious over Quebec 12-6 to win gold. Quebec takes home silver. Meanwhile, Manitoba squeezed by Nova Scotia 7-6 to take the bronze medal.
Earlier in the day, Saskatchewan (1) defeated Manitoba 12-2, Quebec earned a 32-0 shutout over Nova Scotia, Ontario got past Saskatchewan (2) 18-12, Saskatchewan (2) defeated Alberta 25-6 and Ontario scored a 25-6 victory over Alberta.
Tournament MVPs were Manitoba’s Alyssa Barbaro (offense) and Saskatchewan 1’s Danielle Wiens (defense).
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