WBB: CAPERS defeat Reds 79-74 to stay unbeaten

WBB: CAPERS defeat Reds 79-74 to stay unbeaten

CBU 79    UNB 74

 

Sydney, NS – The CAPERS defeated the UNB Reds 79-74 in a battle of unbeaten teams at the Sullivan Fieldhouse on Friday night. The first half was a tale of two vastly different quarters. The Reds got off to a fast start and opened up a 25-10 lead at the end of the 1stquarter. The CAPERS returned the favour with a 30-11 second quarter. The second half was a close contest from start to finish as the two teams traded buckets for most of the half with CAPERS having a 39-38 advantage.  The CAPERS were led by Monique Calliste (Toronto, ON) with 24 pts, 7 rebounds and Hannah Brown (North Sydney, NS) with 23 points and 9 rebounds. The Reds received strong efforts from Krystal Osburn and Ja'Yon Leak each with 14 points. 

 

Turning point – The CAPERS used a big second quarter, outscoring UNB 30-11 to get back into the game and take a lead that they would never relinquish.  

 

 

Individual Leaders

  • The CAPERS Calliste led all players with 24 pts
  • Brown led the game with 9 rebounds
  • CBU's MacKenzee Ryan (Glace Bay, NS) had a game-high 5 assists
  • UNB's Mikaela Dodig and Calliste each had 2 assists

 

 

News & Notes

 

The Subway Player of the Game was Monique Calliste 

 

The CAPERS move to 4-0 on the season and remain the only unbeaten team in the AUS.

 

The Reds drop to 4-1 on the season.

 

 

Up Next

 

The CAPERS next host the UNB Reds again on November 17that the Sullivan Fieldhouse, tip-off at 1 pm.