Carleton, Canada To Play For Gold

Bridget Carleton playing for Canada – Photo from FIBA Americas

Bridget Carleton has been a star for Team Canada’s U16 entry in the FIBA America’s this week. Saturday, facing Brazil in the FIBA Americas semi-finals, Carleton played more than any other Team Canada baller.

The Chatham resident, and John McGregor Secondary School student scored 9-points for Canada, leading them to a 64-36 win, and a date with the winner of the other semi-final featuring the USA and Mexico, in the gold medal game Sunday.

Carleton also added 3-rebounds, 2-blocks, and an assist in the win.

Heading into the final, Carleton finds herself amongst the tournament leaders in several statistical categories. She is 5th in scoring (12-points per game average), 2nd in both successful 3-point shots per game (2.8) and 3-point shooting percentage (52.4%), 5th in blocks (0.8 per game), and 4th in assists (2 per game).

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