Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Christina Morra's Double-Double Leads Canada to 73-49 Win over Columbia

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Christina Morra's Double-Double Leads Canada to 73-49 Win over Columbia

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Canada opens with 73-49 victory over Columbia

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MEXICO CITY - Christina Morra had a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Canada to a 73-49 victory against Columbia to open group play at the FIBA U18 Women's Americas Championship on Wednesday.

Morra was 8 for 11 on shooting, while Taya Hanson chipped in 14 points and nine boards.

"I think it was a great team win. I think we were all aware of our individual roles that were required to be successful and we executed those goals very well," said Morra.

Maria Alvarez had a game-high 19 points for Columbia.

Canada controlled the game from the outset, dominating on the boards to go out in front 14-7 after the first quarter.

The Canadians stretched their lead to 36-20 heading into halftime, using a full-court press to force Columbia into turnovers. …

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