MBB: Callaghan & Locke lead CAPERS to 1st win

MBB: Callaghan & Locke lead CAPERS to 1st win

CBU 95    UNB 82


Sydney, NS – The CAPERS defeated the UNB Reds 95-82 for their first victory of the season at the Sullivan Fieldhouse on Friday night. The CAPERS got off to a fast start, jumping out to a 28-16 first quarter lead. The CAPERS used a balanced attack in the 2ndquarter to build their lead to 15, entering the break with a 46-31 advantage. In the 3rdquarter both teams traded buckets throughout. with UNB taking the quarter 25-24 but trailing by 14 entering the final stanza. The 4thwas more of the same as the teams went back and forth with no real runs by either team. The CAPERS were led by Shacier Locke with 22 points and 9 rebounds that included 3 thunderous dunks. Sydney Academy grad Jason Callaghan had an excellent game with 15 points, 8 assists and 4 rebounds. Overall the CAPERS had 5 players in double digits. The Reds received string games from Ibrahima Doumbouya with 21 points and Will Legere with 17. 


Turning point – The CAPERS used a solid 1stquarter to build a 12 point lead that they were able to defend the rest of the game.



Individual Leaders

  • The CAPERS Locke led all players with 22 pts
  • UNB's Doumbouya led the game with 11 rebounds
  • CBU's Jason Callaghan had a game-high 8 assists
  • CAPERS Callaghan had a pair of 3-pointers as did UNB's Chris Spurrell and Tyrell Leotaud



News & Notes


The Subway Player of the Game was Shacier Locke 


The CAPERS move to 1-3 on the season.


The Reds drop to 3-2 on the season.



Up Next


The CAPERS next host the UNB Reds again on November 17that the Sullivan Fieldhouse, tip-off at 3 pm.