Canada team: ‘Showcase’ champ
But in so far as pre-tournament predictions went, though, it wasn’t supposed to be the Grassroots Canada No. 2 squad bringing the title back home.
They were the younger of the two Grassroots’ teams who were split up for the three-day tournament, the No. 1 club being older, more experienced and deeper in talent.
The No. 2’s apparently didn’t pay much attention, though, as they survived an overtime period and took an 81-72 victory in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association-sanctioned event.