Local basketball players to compete at national championships
Two Cape Breton basketball players are off to Alberta as part of their respective Nova Scotia teams that will competing at the Canadian championships. Fifteen-year-old Nalini Maharaj, of Albert Bridge, and Glace Bay High School’s Mackenzee Ryan are part of Basketball Nova Scotia’s under-15 and under-17 teams respectively. Maharaj, who graduated from Malcolm Munroe Junior High School last month, will attend Riverview Rural High School in Spetember, while Ryan will be a Grade 11 student at GBHS. With both provincial squads based in Halifax, the girls have been spending a lot of time on the road. The national tournament runs from July 23-30 in Edmonton.