By Woodard, Dale on March 9, 2020.
The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball team has brought home the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference consolation title.
The Kodiaks didn’t bring home a medal at this year’s ACAC men’s basketball provincial championship, but managed to capture the consolation side with a 105-96 win over the Red Deer Kings Saturday afternoon at Augustana University in Camrose.
On the women’s side, the Kodiaks women’s team went 0-2 at provincials in Medicine Hat, losing 57-42 to the Augustana Vikings Friday afternoon.
In the men’s consolation game Saturday afternoon, the Kodiaks got a 31-point performance from ACAC Rookie of the Year Brock Dewsbery to top the Kings.
Orin Porter and Chase Bohne topped the 20-point mark with 23 and 21 points, respectively, and Chris Thomson had the double-double with 10 points and 19 rebounds. Bohne also had four steals.
Timothy McMahon had seven assists and Porter added six.
The Kodiaks were 20-1 in the regular season and ranked second in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association heading into provincials.
The SAIT Trojans won this year’s ACAC gold with a 91-69 win over the Ambrose Lions.
In the bronze medal game the Keyano Huskies defeated the NAIT Ooks 107-96.
The Lakeland Rustlers women’s team won this year’s ACAC banner thanks to a 64-50 win over the Huskies in the gold medal game Saturday in Medicine Hat.
The St. Mary’s Lightning took the bronze medal following a 71-57 win over the Olds Broncos.