January 24th, 2021

Kodiaks men take ACAC consolation side

By Woodard, Dale on March 9, 2020.

Lethbridge Herald

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.

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