WBB: X beats Nipissing 68-56

WBB: X beats Nipissing 68-56

The Basics

 

Game 1:  

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

 

Leaders

 

* 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

 

 

Up Next 

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.