Canada v China | 2014 IWBF Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships
A quick 10-2 spurt by the Red and White less than four minutes into the opening period set the pace for the match. Canada led 18-10 heading into the second quarter, but a tenacious Chinese side battled back to cut into the deficit. The pair of Janet McLachlan and Katie Harnock responded by scoring 19 of Canada's next 23 points to push the lead to 43-26 at halftime. The Canadian offence continued its strong play in the third to build a 62-39 advantage. China remained competitive throughout the match, but could not push past the home side's commitment to both ends of the court. McLachlan -- the Player of the Game -- completed the day with her third double-double of the tournament after posting 27 points and 17 rebounds. Quebec City, Que. native Cindy Ouellet showcased her all-around game by notching 20 points, nine rebounds and 12 assists -- a new personal best in major tournament play. China's Yong Qing Fu led her side with 15 points and nine rebounds while Yun Long (14) and Jia Meng Dai (10) also scored in double digits. When asked about her team's performance, Ouellet commented that, "It was a really good team win. [Our teamwork] has been pretty incredible. We just have really great team chemistry." She was clear when asked about the task ahead in tomorrow's match-up. "We need to keep working together and follow our game plan." Team Canada will face a stiff test against No. 1 Germany at 8 p.m. to close-out the fourth day of competition. China will look to even its record at 2-2 with a 10 a.m. match against Great Britain.For more information visit 2014wheelchairbasketball.com. See more at: http://dashboard.sendtonews.com/dashboard?SK=ZRSSCaxU6b&action=PREVIEWST...
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