Sydney, NS – The CAPERS used a dominant game from senior Audrey Rankin (Prince George's County, MD) to win an important 4-point game on Friday night at the Sullivan Fieldhouse. The CAPERS defeated the Saint Mary's Huskies 83-82 in a tight game. Rankin had 23 points and 17 rebounds in her best game of the season to lead the CAPERS to a victory in both team's first game after their holiday break. The CAPERS also received strong games from local players Mackenzee Ryan (Glace Bay, NS) with 24 points and 7 assists and Hailey MacLeod (Marion Bridge, NS) with 19 points and 9 rebounds. The Huskies had four players hit double digits. Alaina McMillan led the way with 17 points and Arianna Macias (17), Clara Gascoigne (12) and Kendra MacKinnon (11) also hit double figures. Rankin hit 6 three-pointers in a row in the 3rd and 4th quarters for the CAPERS to take over the Huskie lead and never give it up.
- The CAPERS' Ryan led all players with 24 pts
- Rankin led the game with 17 rebounds
- Ryan also had a game-high 5 assists
- Rankin was 6 for 10 from behind the arc
News & Notes
The Subway Player of the Game was Audrey Rankin
The CAPERS improve to 3-5 on the season.
The Huskies drop to 5-3.
The CAPERS will travel to Fredericton to play the UNB Reds on January 11th at 6 pm. The Huskies next game is January 10th when they host the UPEI Panthers at 6 pm. All the action can be seen on AUSTV.ca