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OSBA GOTW Game Notes | Redmond Basketball vs. Excel Hoops Prep W

By Rostine Vahid, 12/05/23, 1:15PM EST


OSBA Game of the Week Postgame Notes | Redmond Basketball vs. Excel Hoops Prep W 12/7

In their first matchup of the season Excel Hoops emerged victorious over Redmond Basketball 71-46. Excel Hoops improves to 7-2 while Redmond Basketball falls to 3-5. 

Excel Hoops played well on the defensive end. They came out with a full court press. Which pressured Redmond’s ball handlers which led to turnover after turnover and made it hard for Redmond to find a groove. 

Redmond’s defence picked up in the second half. Holding Excel Hoops to 31 points after they scored 40 in the first half. 

Excel Hoops offensive rebounding was another key part of their attack. Getting multiple second chance points and more shot attempts than Redmond. 

Redmond Basketball is now on a four-game losing streak and will look to bounce back in their next game against Essa Prep on December 12th. 

Excel’s Hoops Chante Murray unfortunately had to leave the game with an injury in the third quarter. 

Redmond Basketball Isabella Xenophotos scored 8 points which was tied for the team high. With her teammates Stephanie Galikowski  and Jessica Fuerte both scoring 8 points as well. 

Excel Hoops Simran Lail dropped 19 points which was tied for the team high with Silvana Maldonado who also had 19 points. 

Redmond Basketball next game is Tuesday December 12th with Essa Prep coming to them. The game is at 3:45 PM.

Excel Hoops next game is Tuesday December 12th at King Heights at 5:30 PM

OSBA Game of the Week Game Notes | Redmond Basketball vs. Excel Hoops Prep W 12/5

  • This is the first matchup between these two squads. Excel Hoops enters the game on a 2 game win streak.
  • Redmond Basketball is looking to bounce back after a close lose to Orangeville Prep 65-57
  • Excel Hoops enters the game with the third best offense in the Women's Trillium season scoring 70 points per game and has the third best defense allowing 60 points per game.
  • Redmond has been great at getting steals and is averaging 8 steals per game
  • Excel Hoops Silvana Maldonado is coming off an amazing game against Orangeville Prep where she dropped 21 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and got 5 steals.
  • Excel Hoops is currently 6-2 and second place in the standings. Redmond is currently 3-4 and in sixth place in the standings

Players to watch (stats are per game)

Excel Hoops Prep

Chanté Murray                                                  
17.7 points | 11.1 rebounds | 4 blocks           

Silvana Maldonado                                          
13.7 points | 8.4 rebounds | 4.1 steals           

Simran Lail                                                       
14.7 points | 2.4 assists | 4.3 steals               

Redmond Basketball

Emma Burke
9.8 points | 5.7 rebounds | 2.3 steals

Isabella Xenophotos
6.2 points | 10.2  rebounds | 1.2 assists

Jessica Fuerte
7.3 points | 4.7 rebounds | 1.2 steals

Current Team Rosters

Excel Hoops Prep

Redmond Basketball

Tip off is 5:30 PM Tue Dec 5th at Turner Fenton SS (North Gym) watch live at OSBA TV