2013 Mega Tournament Wrap Up
March 4, 2013 – Over this past weekend, 47 basketball teams from around Ontario participated in the 4th Annual Kingston Impact Mega tournament. This represented over 500 female players and coaches participating in 95 games in 7 gyms around the city.
For the host Impact teams, it was generally a Silver weekend.
At the Major Atom U12 Girls division, the Ancaster Magic dominated the weekend and won gold beating the Impact White team 34-14 in the final. The game of the weekend was the Belleville Spirits defeating the Impact Gold team 33-32 for bronze in double overtime. After the Impact’s Katherine Linscott scored a basket to tie the game again with 23 seconds remaining, Belleville’s Jane Goyer calmly sank 1 of 2 free throws with 3 seconds to win the game in front of a packed and noisy crowd.
In the Bantam division, the Kingston Impact team had a terrific weekend of play during the Mega Tournament. The team went undefeated matching up against the Orillia Lakers in the gold medal game. The girls played an incredible defensive game, and won the gold medal by a score of 29-16. High scorers were Logan Medeiros and Jocelyn Miles with 37 points apiece and Sydney Garrah with 30 points total over the weekend.
In the bronze medal game, Oakville Vytis claimed their victory over Peterborough Power in an exciting game, winning 40-23.
At the Major Bantam level, the Kingston Impact went undefeated as well in pool play before meeting the Mississauga Monarchs in the final. Unfortunately, the Kingston Impact couldn’t stick with the visitors and ended up losing 45-35 to earn silver. For the Impact, the player of the tournament was Mackenzie Poole while Daniella Gilmour was the player of the game for the final.
At the Major Midget Girls AA/A level, the team coached by Lee Wendland ended up on the short end of the stick. Their 1-1 record in pool play didn’t hold up in the tie breaker formula after the Ottawa Shooting Stars were upset by a determined Belleville team. The Impact however ended up on a high note with a 2-1 record after a convincing 31-17 victory over Nepean.
Stoney Creek went undefeated going 5-0 to take the gold medal beating Peterborough 59-47. In the bronze medal game, Goulbourn defeated Belleville 49-42.
At the Major Midget AAA/AA level, the team coached by Don Platt, went undefeated until the Gold medal game. In the semi-final, they beat the previously undefeated Cornwall Lions 38 -31. Evie Streight led a well balanced attack with 10 points. Their strong defensive play held Cornwall to a tournament low 31 points.
In the finals, the Impact lost a hard fought battle to Gloucester Wolverines 46 to 35 to earn the silver. Leading Impact scorers in gold medal game were Kristen Treitz and Bridget Mulholland with 9 and 8 points respectively.
In the Junior Girls Division, the Capital Xelles showed they were the class of the field winning all games by a wide margin. For the Impact Junior girls, the team went 1-3 defeating the silver medalists Burlington in their lone meeting. In the bronze medal game, the Impact lost in a close game 34-32 to Huntsville.
Thanks again to all the teams, our sponsors and volunteers who made this weekend a great basketball experience.
Mega Tournament 2018
The Kingston Impact is preparing for our 2018 Mega Tournament. Since its inception in to 2010, the Kingston Impact has had nearly 350 girls teams participate in this tournament from around Ontario and Quebec.
|When||February 23-25, 2018|
Divisions have not yet been confirmed as our teams have yet to be finalized. The ones listed here are what we are expecting.
|Major Atom Girls AA|| Major Midget Girls AAA/AA |
Major Midget Girls AA/A
| Major Bantam Girls AAA/AA |
Major Bantam Girls AA/A
|Junior Girls AA/A|
For questions related to the overall tournament please contact us using the following information:
|Mail:|| 432 Bernice Dr |
For full detailed directions: [ Kingston_Locations_and_Parking_Directions.pdf ]
The Kingston Impact is looking at providing the best accommodations at the most reasonable prices.
Four Points By Sheraton
$138/+ applicable tax Standard Room with 2 Queen Beds
No two night minimum
Free Parking - in our underground parking garage with in and out access
Pool & Fitness Centre
Located in the heart of Down Town Kingston