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Huskies drop Capers 67-62

Huskies drop Capers 67-62

Huskies drop Capers 67-62

 

(Sydney, NS)- The Cape Breton University CAPERS had their home opener spoiled by the Saint Mary's Huskies, losing by a score of 67-62. Jada Yeo (Cornwall, PE) led the way with a team high 17 points and Kendra MacKinnon (Pictou, NS) came off the bench, scoring 14 points on 5/7 shooting, including 4/6 from three. For the CAPERS, Hannah Brown (North Sydney, NS) scored a game high 21 points and added 10 rebounds, giving her a double-double.

 

Turning point - With just over two minutes left in the final quarter and the game tied at 60, Jasmine Cain (Halifax, NS) drilled a three pointer, giving the Huskies the lead. Key offensive rebounds from SMU helped them close the game out.

 

Individual Leaders

 

  • Jada Yeo finished with 17 points, and on the other side of the ball had 2 steals
  • Kenda MacKinnon had a very efficient game off the bench, scoring 14 points including shooting 5/7 from beyond the arc
  • Hannah Brown scored a game high 21 points, and recorded the double-double by adding 10 boards.
  • Madison Monroe (Truro, NS) had a well rounded game by scoring 10 points for the CAPERS, with 7 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 blocks

 

News & Notes

The Saint Mary's Huskies improve to 2-1 and the CAPERS stay winless early on in the season, falling to 0-3.

 

Up Next

Both teams will return to the court Saturday night for the second game in their weekend back-to-back match-ups at 4 p.m.

 

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