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Avalanche wins bronze in Ice Breaker Tip-Off Tournament

WINDSOR — The Avalanche settled for the bronze medal as they hosted a season-opening Ice Breaker Tip-Off Tournament Nov. 14-15 at Avon View High School.

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In the bronze medal basketball game, the Avalanche defeated Yarmouth 58-34 and were paced by Jessie Miller with 18 points and Leslie Greeno with nine.

Greeno was named player of the game for her consistent play at both ends of the court.

The Avalanche opened the tournament with 53-45 victory over the Dartmouth High Spartans and were paced by Kate Zukalova, with eight points. She showed steady ball control throughout the contest.

In their only loss of the single elimination tournament, a strong North Nova team from Pictou County defeated the Avalanche 70-49.

Miller played a huge offensive game again, netting 19 points while Sam Swinamer scored nine. Jilisa Tempro was named player of the game for her intensity and hard work on defense.

North Nova eventually won the tournament with a convincing 72-41 win over Three Oaks High from Summerside.

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