CBU 91 MUN 90
Sydney, NS – The CAPERS completed a weekend sweep of the Memorial Seahawks with a 91-90 victory on Sunday afternoon at the Sullivan Fieldhouse. The CAPER were able to hold off a late surge by the Seahawks as MUN outscored the CAPERS 26-22 in the final quarter. CBU used a strong start to gain an early 9 point lead but MUN came roaring back in the second quarter to take a 6 point lead into the half. The CAPERS were able to make their foul shots down the stretch to preserve the victory and remain unbeaten on the season. The CAPERS received strong games from Hannah Brown (North Sydney, NS) with 29 points and 17 rebounds as well as Toni Bianchini (Groves Point, NS) who had 20 points and Monique Calliste (Toronto, ON) with 18 points and 11 rebounds. The Seahawks were led by impact player Sydney Stewart who had 36 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Haillie Nickerson and Brooklyn Wright also scored in double digits for the Newfoundland school.
Turning point – The Seahawks had a chance to take the lead late in the game on a fast break but an errant pass gave the CAPERS possession and Hannah Brown was fouled. She calmly stepped up and put the CAPERS ahead for good.
- The Seahawks Stewart led all players with 36 pts
- Brown led the game with 17 rebounds
- Stewart and CBU's Mackenzee Ryan (Glace Bay, NS) each had a game-high 4 assists
- CBU's Bianchini had 4 three-pointers
News & Notes
The Subway Player of the Game was Hannah Brown of the CAPERS
The CAPERS move to 7-0 on the season and remain the only unbeaten team in the AUS.
The Seahawks drop to 3-5 on the season.
The CAPERS and Seahawks both break for Exams and the holiday season. The CAPERS next game is Saturday, January 5that UPEI in a battle of the top 2 teams in the AUS. Tip-off is at 6 pm.