Mohawk finds consolation in tourney win

The Mohawk women’s basketball team defeated George Brown Huskies of Toronto, 62-60, to win the consolation final in the 21st annual Big 8 Basketball Tournament in Oshawa over the weekend.

The Mountaineers got 15 points from tourney all-star Rachelle Abella, while Joanna Brown scored 14 and Casey Boggs added 13.

Mohawk split its first two games, losing 68-62 to the host Durham Lords before beating the Ancaster Redeemer Royals, 61-50.

Sheridan Bruins won the event for the third year in a row, 66-54, over the Jamestown Jayhawks from Western New York.