St. Catharines, ON – SPORTS – The Lakehead women’s basketball team (14-8) swept the Brock Badgers (6-16) tonight in a 67-59 victory at the Bob Davis Gymnasium.
The Thunderwolves led 15-9 after the first quarter and pushed an 18-point lead in the middle of the second. The Badgers slowly chipped away at the score to bring it to 32-26 at halftime. Brock continued to put up a fight in the next two quarters but the Thunderwolves were able to maintain their lead and take home the win.
Tonight’s win solidifies that the Wolves will host an OUA playoff game on February 21st at 7:00 pm in the Thunderdome.
“I thought we were more consistent defensively tonight. Struggled at times containing and rotating to the three but we competed hard and rebounded much better. Leashja carried us this weekend but tonight Jerika and Bridget stepped up and had solid games.” – Coach Jon Kreiner
Leashja Grant had 21 points, 17 rebounds and both Jerika Baldin and Bridget O’Reilly put up 14 points each.
The Wolves were much better on the boards tonight, out-rebounding Brock 48-37.
Lakehead will play their last two regular season home games next weekend against Laurier.