By Lethbridge Herald on February 14, 2018.
Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball team held tough but came up short in a battle with the nationally ranked SAIT Trojans in Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference play Tuesday night at Val Matteotti gymnasium.
Melissa Wooley scored a game-high 20 points as the CCAA fourth-ranked Trojans scored a 72-62 victory. Alicia and Alexa Tan both came off the bench to score 15 and 10 points respectively for the Trojans, who improve to 15-2 on the season.
Amy Arbon scored 15 points and led all players with 10 rebounds to pace the Kodiaks (6-11), and Courtney Kwasney added 14 points. The Kodiaks trailed 34-31 at half, before SAIT stretched the lead to 11 points after three quarters.
The game was rescheduled from Feb. 3 when bad weather forced a postponement between the teams.
In the men’s game, the Kodiaks handed the Trojans just their third loss of the season, Lethbridge scoring an 85-73 victory.
Keanu Funa scored a game-high 28 points and led the Kodiaks with nine rebounds as Lethbridge knocked off the sixth-ranked Trojans.
Grady Taylor finished with 16 points, Cory Richardson had 12 and Colten Murray netted 10 for the winners, who improved to 9-8 on the season.
Charlie Conner and Gemie Muya-Ntalaja both scored 15 points for SAIT (14-3).
Lethbridge held SAIT to just 23 points in the first half and led by 13 at the break.
The Kodiaks were coming off a weekend split with the Ambrose Lions, including a dominant 88-61 victory Saturday.
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