Capers flex mus­cles

Men pound UPEI twice

Cape Breton Post - - SPORTS -

CBU 103, UPEI 75

SYD­NEY — The Cape Bre­ton Capers men’s bas­ket­ball team bested the Uni­ver­sity of Prince Ed­ward Is­land Pan­thers twice, by al­most iden­ti­cal scores, in At­lantic Uni­ver­sity Sport play at CBU’s Sul­li­van Field House on the week­end. Sun­day af­ter­noon, the Capers han­dled the Pan­thers 103-75.

Lead­ing the home side were Ryan Roper record­ing 17 points and seven re­bounds, Paris Carter post­ing 15 points and eight re­bounds, and Phil Nkrumah chip­ping in 12 points and seven re­bounds.

Pac­ing the Pan­thers were Nick Toews with a game-high 21 points, while Ter­rance Brown was good for 15 points and 12 re­bounds, and Manock Lual added 14 points and seven re­bounds.

CBU led 51-27 at half­time.

CBU 103, UPEI 77

Satur­day evening, Tre­maine Fraser tal­lied 19 points to lead the Capers to a 103-77 victory over the Pan­thers.

Fol­low­ing Fraser was Nkrumah with 13 points and seven rounds, while Jimmy Dorsey was good for 12 points.

Top UPEI scor­ers were Mitchell McQuade with 17 points and five re­bounds, Lual chip­ping in 14 points and six re­bounds, and Brown potting 13 points.

The score at half­time was 5137 in the Capers’ favour.

Pic­tou County 6, Cape Bre­ton 1

Sun­day’s Game 4 saw the Weeks tie the best-of-five se­ries 2-2 with a 6-1 thrash­ing of the Trades­men.

Pic­tou County’s Gar­rett Holmes recorded a hat trick to lead the vis­i­tors, fol­lowed by Corey Ben­nett, Brent Turn­bull and Cal Gloade, with one power-play goal apiece.

Colin Camp­bell pot­ted Cape Bre­ton’s lone marker.

Be­tween the pipes for the Weeks, Jesse Cox al­lowed one goal on 28 shots in the first 57:40, af­ter which he was re­placed by Jake MacPher­son, who

Cape Bre­ton 3, Pic­tou County 2

Satur­day night’s Game 3, also at Cen­tre 200, saw the Trades­men edge the Weeks 3-2 on sin­gles by Kyle Far­rell, on the power play, Kyran Fog­a­rty and Camp­bell.

Find­ing the back of the net for the Pic­to­ni­ans were Colby Lanceleve and Turn­bull with a pow­er­play tally.

Bour­geois stopped 25 shots, in­clud­ing four on breakaways, in the win. Cox turned aside 23 shots in the los­ing cause.

Game 5 is slated for Tues­day at 7:30 p.m. at the New Glasgow Sta­dium.

Steve Wad­den - Cape Bre­ton Post

Chris Nod­dle of the Cape Bre­ton Uni­ver­sity Capers men’s bas­ket­ball team, right, runs the play up-court as his team­mate Scott Jaspers-Fayer, cen­tre, and Mitchell McQuade of the Uni­ver­sity of Prince Ed­ward Is­land Pan­thers fol­low dur­ing At­lantic Uni­ver­sity Sport action at CBU’s Sul­li­van Field House, Sun­day. The CBU men won, 103-75.

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