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Paralympic Sports: Wheelchair Basketball

Canada v Brazil | 2014 IWBF Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

Canada exploded for a 16-3 run in the remaining five minutes of the first quarter and never looked back from there, holding a 42-17 lead at halftime. In the second half, it was Canada's defence that was holding strong, limiting Brazil to just eight points. Canada's head coach Bill Johnson was happy after the game not only with his team's specialty, their defence, but also with how his team is putting up points. "We pride ourselves on our defence, so we put a lot of work into our defence in the past year or so," Johnson said. "We know that there's going to be days where that's not going to be as easy and that's why we really want to be able to fall back on our strong defence." Janet McLachlan had a game-high 21 points for Canada while Cindy Ouellet chipped in with 11 points and 17-year-old Arinn Young added 10 points. Perla Assuncao was Brazil's leading scorer with seven points. Canada will play China on Day 3 of competition at 15:00 while the now 0-2 Brazil squad will play Germany at 18:00.For more information, visit 2014wheelchairbasketball.com. See more at http://dashboard.sendtonews.com/login