Junior Axewomen host basketball tournament today, head to Easterns next week

Published on June 21, 2014

Members of the U-14 Junior Axewomen include, back, from left:  Jami Horne, Abbie Fox, Claire Belliveau, Hannah Fuller, Talia Boutilier and Lauren Thomson. Front, from left, Calla Newcombe, Sara Cumby, Emily Zwicker and McKinley Bezanson. Submitted

The second annual Junior Axewomen Invitational Summer Slam is being hosted at Varsity Gymnasium at Acadia University this weekend.  Teams in two female age divisions U-14/15 and U-13 are playing 22 games over the weekend

The Junior Axewomen U-14 team is hosting the event and will represent Nova Scotia at the Eastern Canadian Basketball Championship the weekend of June 27 in Halifax.  The Junior Axewomen are runner ups last year in the U-13 category in Fredericton.  In May the Junior Axewomen won the Summerside Spring Classic and had another successful weekend at UNB last weekend.