Priscilla Kelly defeated Cutie Pie Club leader Candy Cartwright in the finals of the Nova Championship Tournament to become the inaugural Shine Nova Champion. On Shine 43 Friday night, Kelly defeated Veda Scott. She went on to defeat Leah Vaughn in the quarter finals and Kiera Hogan in the semi finals before taking on Cartwright in the main event of Shine 44 tonight.
Priscilla Kelly made her Shine debut on Shine 37 defeating Dominique Fabiano and losing a Tag Team Title opportunity later that night with Fabiano as her partner against then-champions Better Than You, Marti Belle and Jayme Jameson. Kelly has had matches in Shine against Chelsea Diamond, Malia Hosaka, Aerial Monroe, and Kiera Hogan prior to the tournament.
Candy Cartwright beat Robyn Reid in the first round of the tournament on Shine 43. Tonight, she received a bye through the quarter finals as a result of the Ivelisse/Holidead double elimination. With the help of Cutie Pie Club member Kiera Hogan, she was able to pin Jordynne Grace in the semi finals before tapping to Kelly in the finals.
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