May 20th, 2018

Kodiak teams battle nationally ranked SAIT


By Lethbridge Herald on February 14, 2018.

Lethbridge Herald
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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