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Polynesia's cream of the crop named to the Women's All-star Five team
The Women's Polynesian Cup witnessed the rise of upcoming stars of the regions finest. Check out the women who made the All-Star five team below.
Keziah-Brittany LEWIS - Forward - 18.5 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 3.3 APG
Lewis' all-around effort and leadership was on full display in the Cook Islands quest for the gold. The 23-year old had no weakness in her game and after leading COK's to an undefeated performance she was also awarded the Tournament MVP.
Oceane LEFRANC- Forward - 22.3 PPG, 12.8 RPG, 3.0 APG
LeFranc was undoubtedly Tahiti's best player with her massive numbers. The 25-year old buckled down to work in their Semi-Final win with a 25-point, 19-rebound effort that secured Tahiti the Pacific Games berth.
Cherish MANUMALEUGA - Guard - 18.5 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 2.3 APG
Manamaleuga's scoring exploits was punctuated by a tournament-high 34 points in their loss to Tahiti in the Semi-Finals. At only 17 years of age, Cherish is a rising star in the Polynesia region.
Terai SADLER - Center - 12.3 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 2.8 APG
Sadler was a workhorse for the Cook Islands national team. The energetic forward led her team in rebounding while providing the interior presence both on the offensive and defensive side of the court.
Aeata TEPU - Guard - 8.2 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 3.6 SPG
Tahiti's lead guard Tepu is an excellent court general, with her court awareness on full display in their Semifinal win over Samoa; she dished out eight assists against 2 turnovers. The 17-year old will be one of the team's vital cogs in next year's Pacific Games.
Honorable Mentions: Adoniah LEWIS (COK), Mahine Kamakea TEPU (TAH), Aufui SAU (SAM), Racquelle TOLEAFOA (ASA), Kayla KIRIAU (COK)