A quick update relating to our game last night against York – which ended in a 70-63 win. Also of note was that this was our “Shoot for the Cure” game to raise funds and awareness in the battle against Breast Cancer.
I am pleased to report that my challenge to donate $1 for every point scored in the game had a few takers. If you would still like to contribute (any amount), you can do so at the following web address:
I would also like to thank all those in attendance and those that made cash donations at the door totaling $175.
On to the game: despite a recent rash of injuries (Sydney Kernahan, Liz Boag & Claire Endicott – all out with ankle injuries) we started the ball game with much better execution (in particular, on offense) than last weekend, resulting in a 23-11 first quarter lead. York, however, would battle through the next two quarters (20-15 & 17-12) to close the margin to two points heading into the fourth quarter. A great run to open the fourth quarter saw us restore a 17 point lead that was held until the final two minutes. York’s late run did not threaten the outcome, but closed the gap to 7 points, 70-63 was the final.
Jenny Wright, sharing point guard duties, poured in 18 points to go with her 5 boards and 3 assists. Hanna Koposhynska was one rebound away from a double-double, with 15 points and 9 boards. Gemma Bullard also neared the double-double mark with 10 points and 8 boards.
With our two captains sidelined, other players were given more minutes and made the most of it. Rookie, Emily Hazlett, started at the point guard position and posted a solid stat line of 8 points, 6 assists and 4 boards. Rookie post, Nicole Morse had a solid game, logging 21 minutes, recording 6 points and 5 boards, while rookie post, Robyn Pearson also had 6 points and 4 boards.
Q’s SID Report: http://www.gogaelsgo.com/news/2013/1/7/WBB_0107132506.aspx?path=wbball
Up Next at Home:
Saturday, January 12 vs. Laurentian @ 6pm
Back on Monday with that game report.