Score: St.Francis Xavier X-Women 68 Nipissing Lakers 56
Records: STFX 1-0-0, Nipissing 0-1-0
Location: Sullivan Fieldhouse, Sydney, NS
Sydney, NS – The X-Women won their 1stgame at the Protocase Debbie Ruiz Memorial Tournament on Friday night with a 68-56 win over the Nipissing Lakers. Jamie McCarron led the way for X with 17 points, 2 Reb. And 2 assists. Michaela Branker had 22 points for the Lakers in a losing cause.
Turning Point: It was a tight game throughout but the X-Women kept matching Nipissing in the 4thquarter and didn't allow any runs for a comeback
* Lakers Branker led all scorers with 22 points
* Lucia MacKay of STFX led all players with 8 rebounds
* Nipissing's Jamie Stoffer and X-Woman Lucia Mackay each had 3 assists
* McCarron was awarded the Protocase Player of the Game for his efforts
News and Notes
- The X-Women move to 1-0-0 for the tournament
- The Lakers fall to 0-1-0 for the weekend
The Lakers will play the host Cape Breton CAPERS on Saturday at 7pm and the X-Women will play the University of Quebec de Montreal at 5pm.