X-Men defeat CBU in first game at Capers Fall Classic

Photo courtesy CBU Athletics
Photo courtesy CBU Athletics

Sydney, NS- The StFX X-Men beat the CBU Capers in an entertaining tight match-up in the second game of the 2017 Capers Fall Classic. The two rivals battled in the second half and the X-Men held off a late surge by the hometown Capers.

Kevin Bercy (Kanata, ON) led the X-Men in scoring with 26 points and Martin Campbell (Upper Marlboro, MD) led the Capers with 29. Grant Dickinson (Alexandria, VA) had 16 pts and 8 rebounds for the Capers.

Turning point:  The Capers cut the X-Men lead down to two, but some strong defense and big buckets by the veteran Bercy with under one minute to go held off the attack.

Individual Leaders:

  • Capers Martin Campbell led with 29 pts
  • StFX's Kevin Bercy led with 11 rebounds
  • Jason Hatch of X led with 4 assists
  • Capers Campbell & X-Men Tristan Ross and Justin Andrew all had 4 three-pointers

News & Notes:

  • Player of the Game: Kevin Bercy
  • StFX shot 66.7% from beyond the arc
  • CBU shot 73.3% from the line
  • Both teams used their entire lineup in the game

Up Next:

  • SAIT vs StFX Saturday at 5:00 pm
  • UPEI vs CBU Saturday at 7:00 pm

Courtesy Cape Breton Athletics