Sydney, NS - The Capers couldn't come through in an unpredictable game against the UPEI Panthers. The Panthers won with a score of 62-57 over the Capers on Saturday evening.
MacKenzee Ryan (Glace Bay, NS) pretty much carried the game on her back scoring 24 pts with 4 rebounds for the CAPERS. Audrey Rankin (Prince George's County, MD) had a significant 13 rebounds. Half time ended with a score of Capers 28 - Panthers 37. The Panthers received strong games from Jenna Mae Ellsworth with 22 points, Reese Baxendale with 21 points and Carolina Del Santos with 12 rebounds.
Turning Point - In the 4th quarter, MacKenzee shot an impressive jump shot (assisted by Ava Prosser) which gained Capers a tie of 52-52. However, the Panthers finished strong to take the game 62-57.
Highest Points - Ryan , 24
Highest Rebounds - Rankin , 13
News and Notes
The Subway Player of the Game was UPEI's Jenna Mae Ellsworth with 22 points, 4 steals, and 3 assists.
The Capers' next game is January 25, Saturday as they go against Memorial Sea-Hawks at Memorial.
The Capers are currently 6th in the AUS Standings and UPEI Panthers are 2nd.