(León) Cassandre Prosper led Canada with 13 points as the Maple Leaf reached the quarter-finals of the AmeriCup on Wednesday, beating the Dominican Republic 88-48.

The athlete from Rosemère scored nine points in the second quarter.

The 18-year-old Prosper also had three offensive rebounds.

She was supported by Yvonne Ejim (11 points), Aaliyah Edwards (10) and Aislinn Konig (10).

Yenifer Jimenez led the Dominicans with 13 points.

Canada will face Argentina in the quarter-finals on Friday.

The Canadians are ranked fifth in the world, 25 ahead of the Argentines.

The best nation in the AmeriCup (apart from the United States) will earn a place in the qualifying tournament for the 2024 Olympics.

The next four countries in the standings will have another chance in a regional competition.

Prosper plays with Notre Dame in the NCAA.

His brother Olivier-Maxence was chosen 24th in the NBA draft last month.

He will make his Summer League debut on Saturday afternoon with the Dallas Mavericks.