YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region Athlete of the Month: Merissah Russell

June/July 2017 Athlete of the Month: Merissah Russell Ottawa basketball player Merissah Russell scored a game-high 11 points in a 64-38 semi-final victory over Colombia to ensure Canada of a medal at the June 7-11 FIBA Americas U16 Women’s Championship in Argentina. The 15-year-old Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School student started the tournament strong with a…