THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – The Lakehead women’s basketball team (11-4) once again had a solid win tonight over the Waterloo Warriors (1-14), 63-36, in the Thunderdome.
The Thunderwolves started the game with a 10-0 run and held the lead after the first ten minutes, 18-11.
Lakehead maintained their intensity in the second quarter, continuing their full-court pressure that caused the Warriors to turn the ball over. Lakehead held Waterloo to just 5 points in the second quarter that gave the Wolves a 36-16 lead at halftime.
The Thunderwolves finished the first half with 11 total steals.
Lakehead continued to push their lead in the second half to take a convincing victory of 63-36.
“We had a good start and carried that through most of the game. Waterloo made it tough on us to score at times and matched our efforts on the boards. I am looking for us to put ourselves in a better position to rebound and to be more aggressive on the offensive end driving the ball,” said Coach Jon Kreiner after the game.
Leashja Grant dominated in the paint with 25 points alongside Lily Gruber-Schulz who had 10 points, 9 rebounds. Jerika Baldin continues to pass the ball well with 11 assists tonight.
Lakehead takes on Waterloo again tomorrow at 6:00 PM in the Thunderdome.
Saturday, January 20 vs. Waterloo @ C.J Sanders Fieldhouse
6:00 pm – Women
8:00 pm – Men