Saunders wins racquetball national selection team event

Former Thompsonite Jennifer Saunders defeated Michele Morissette of Baie-Comeau, Qubec 15-7, 15-8 in the final to claim the women’s open singles title at the Racquetball Canada national team selection event Nov. 27 in Valleyfield, Que.

A record nine-time Canadian women’s singles national champion, Saunders advanced to the final with a 15-5, 15-4 win over Danielle Drury in the semifinals after opening the tournament with a 15-2, 15-0 win over Marjolaine Parent of St-Jacques de Montcalm, Que. in the quarterfinals.

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Results from this tournament and a second national team selection event will be used to help determine who will represent Canada at international racquetball competitions in 2017.

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