Capers defeat X-Women 88-57 on home court

Photo courtesy CBU Sports Information
Photo courtesy CBU Sports Information

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 team with a 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 21-13 lead after the first quarter, and worked the score to 48-25 after the first half. Keough opened the game with eight 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
  • With the win, the Capers improve to 7-5 on the season

Up Next:

The Capers will head to UPEI next weekend, playing the Panthers Saturday, Jan. 27th at 6:00 pm and Sunday, Jan. 28th at 1:00 pm.

The X-Women will be back in action this Tuesday, Jan. 23rd, as they head back home to host Dalhousie at 6:00 pm at the StFX Oland Centre.

Courtesy CBU Sports Information