Capers earn seventh straight win

Capers earn seventh straight win

With a pair of wins over the StFX X-Women, the Cape Breton Capers have extended their win streak to seven to clinch a first round bye in the Subway AUS Women's Basketball Championships.

The Capers hosted the X-Women on Thursday night in Sydney, where Cape Breton set a new school record by scoring 104 points in their 104-76 victory. AUS leading scorer Hannah Brown posted a game-high 29 points and added 13 rebounds for the double-double.

Cape Breton then travelled to Antigonish on Saturday evening, where the Capers upset the X-Women again with a 71-52 win. Madison Munroe earned Subway Player of the Game honours as she contributed 10 points and 6 rebounds in the win. Brown led all scorers in the game with 28 points and added a huge 19 rebounds.

The UPEI Panthers also earned a pair of wins this weekend, extending their win streak to four. The Panthers hosted the Acadia Axewomen in back-to-back games, which saw UPEI walk away with a 76-66 win on Friday and a 77-65 victory on Saturday night. 

The Dalhousie Tigers hosted the UNB Reds in back-to-back games this weekend, which resulted in both teams earning a victory. Friday evening, the Tigers played to a 76-72 victory to secure their spot in the AUS Women's Basketball Championships. Mikaela Dodig led the scoring for the Reds in the loss, finishing with a game-high 24 points, while Robertha Charles finished with 16 points and 7 rebounds for the Tigers.

On Saturday, the Reds bounced back with a 78-59 victory, with Grace Simpson earning the Subway Player of the Game title, finishing with 20 points and 12 rebounds in the win.

The Memorial Sea-Hawks and Saint Mary's Huskies split their games this weekend, with the Sea-Hawks earning an 80-71 win on Saturday evening, and the Huskies taking a 65-54 victory on Sunday afternoon.



Thursday, February 14
StFX 76 at Cape Breton 104

Friday, February 15
Acadia 66 at UPEI 76
UNB 72 at Dalhousie 76

Saturday, February 16
UNB 78 at Dalhousie 59
Cape Breton 71 at StFX 52
Acadia 65 at UPEI 77
Memorial 80 at Saint Mary's 71

Sunday, February 17
Memorial 54 at Saint Mary's 65

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