Sea-Hawks earn eight points as they look to clinch playoff spot

Sea-Hawks earn eight points as they look to clinch playoff spot

The Memorial Sea-Hawks earned a weekend sweep over the StFX X-Women this weekend, earning a huge eight points as they look to clinch an AUS women's basketball playoff position. The Sea-Hawks played to an 80-72 victory on Saturday night, in a close game that was decided in the fourth quarter. Sydney Ezekiel finished with 21 points and five rebounds on the night as she earned Subway player of the game honours for the Sea-Hawks, with teammate Sydney Stewart posting 21 points and leading the team with six rebounds.

On Sunday afternoon, Memorial earned a 70-50 win in Antigonish, in which Stewart earned Subway player of the game honours after leading all scorers with 20 points, and adding 11 rebounds for the double-double.

The Acadia Axewomen extended their winning streak to six on Saturday, as they earned a 78-52 win over the Dalhousie Tigers. Jayda Veinot had a spectacular 5-5 performance from deep for the Axewomen to finish with 17 points, while Haley McDonald was right behind her with 16 points, 5 assists and 4 boards for a great stat-line.

The Cape Breton Capers hosted the Saint Mary's Huskies on Saturday evening for a four-point affair, with the Capers coming out on top with a 79-57 win at home. Hannah Brown had 25 pts and 16 rebounds for Cape Breton, while Monique Calliste had 23 points and 8 rebounds to lead the way. 

The league-leading UPEI Panthers earned another victory on Saturday night as they topped the UNB Reds 77-59 in Charlottetown. Jenna Mae Ellsworth led the way for the Panthers both offensively and defensively with 24 points and five steals. Jane McLaughlin and Karla Yepez also reached double figures with 14 and 12 points, respectively. 

Scores:

Saturday, February 2
Saint Mary's 57 at Cape Breton 79 (4-point game)
Memorial 80 at StFX 72 (4-point game)
Acadia 78 at Dalhousie 52 (4-point game)
UNB 59 at UPEI 77 (4-point game)

Sunday, February 3
Memorial 70 at StFX 50 (4-point game)

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