SASKATOON, SK —The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack are leaving the province of Saskatchewan with something they haven’t had this young Canada West women’s basketball season. That’s a loss.
The Wolfpack lost for the second straight night to the nationally ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies. On Saturday night (Nov 11), The Huskies beat the WolfPack 79-45 at the Ron and Jane Graham Centre Court.
The WolfPack were swept this weekend by the Huskies, who remain unbeaten in Canada West play. TRU was led by Makayla Hoey , Emma Piggin and Jordon Haggarty with eight points apiece. Haggarty was playing in her home town for the first time since she graduated from high school.
Sabine Dukate led the way for Saskatchewan with 21 points.
Saskatchewan is 4-0. TRU falls to 4-2.
Scores by quarter:
TRU 13 10 12 10 --45
SASK 18 24 24 13 --79
Makayla Hoey (1st year, guard, Parksville, BC) 8 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals in 31 minutes
Jordon Haggerty (1st year, guard, Saskatoon, SK): 8 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist in 25 minurwa
Emma Piggin (4th year, guard, Kamloops, BC) 8 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal in 25 minurwa
Sabine Dukate 21 points (9 in 2nd quarter), 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal in 25 minutes
Summer Masikewich: 18 points (8 in 3rd quarter), 5 rebounds in 25 minutes
Megan Lindquist: 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 1 block in 23 minutes
TRU 4-2 SASK: 4-0
TRU head coach Scott Reeves:
On the Contest: “We struggled to shoot the ball all weekend. Give full credit to Sask. they pressured us to run our offense and not get open looks.”
The WolfPack’s next home game will be Friday, November 17th on the Warner Rentals Court at the Tournament Capital Centre when the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns provides the opposition. It’s the annual “CIBC Shoot for the Cure” night with partial proceeds going to the Run for the Cure initiative.
Tip off is 6 pm
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