CAPERS blowout X-Women 88-57 in front of a packed house

CAPERS blowout X-Women 88-57 in front of a packed house

CBU 88   StFX 57


Sydney, NS - The Cape Breton University CAPERS started off hot on both sides of the basketball, and carried it throughout the whole game, winning against a winless StFX X-Women's team with a final score of 88-57. Alison Keough (Marion Bridge, NS) had another great game for the home team, finishing the night with a game-high 17 points, along with 12 rebounds, enough to give her a double-double and the Subway Player of the game. For the X-Women, Kendra Smith (North Preston, NS) and Jamie McCarron (New Glasgow, NS) both had 11 points.


Turning point - The CAPERS got off to a fast start, giving themselves a nice 21-13 lead after the first quarter, and worked the score to 48-25 after the first half. Keough opened the game with 8 points in the first quarter, giving the X-Women all they could handle in the paint.


Individual Leaders

  • Alison Keough had a double-double with 17 and 12 and shot 50% from the field.
  • The CAPERS were led by a very balanced attack, getting double-digit points from all of their starters. 
  • Kenda Smith and Jamie McCarron both had 11 points for StFX.
  • The X-women had 19 turnovers in the loss.



News & Notes


The Subway Player of the Game was Alison Keough


StFX remains winless, falling to 0-11


The CAPERS after winning improve to 7-5 on the season


Up Next


The CAPERS will head to PEI next weekend, playing Saturday the 27th at 6 pm and Sunday and 28th at 1 pm.


The X-Women will be back in action Tuesday the 23rd, as they head back home to face Dalhousie at 6 pm.


CBU will next play home Friday, February 2nd when they host the Dal Tigers.