CBU men, women fall to Acadia University
The Cape Breton University Capers basketball teams were both handed losses by Acadia University in Atlantic University Sport action at the Acadia Athletic Complex on Friday.
In men’s action, the Capers (0-15) remained winless on the season with a 101-88 loss to the Axemen (7-7).
Kyle Arseneault had a gamehigh 27 points for Acadia in the win. Nick De Palma had 23 points, and Erik Nissen scored 20 points.
Jack MacAulay had a teamhigh 22 points off the bench in the loss for the Capers. Kenny Jean-Louis netted 21 points, and Kyle Hankins chipped in with 20 points.
In women’s action, the Capers (12-3) were defeated 96-75 by the Axewomen (6-8).
The loss comes as Saint Mary’s beat St. FX 74-46 on Friday, pulling to within two points of the Capers for first place in the league standings.
Paloma Anderson had a game-high 32 points in the win for Acadia. Haley MacDonald netted 18 points, and Chanel Smith added 16 points.
Jalynn Skeir dropped a teamhigh 18 points for Cape Breton University in the loss. Natasha Roach scored 15 points, and Alison Keough chipped in with 13 points.
The Capers will finish their two-game weekend series with Acadia today. The women will take the court at 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m., with both games being played at the Acadia Athletic Complex.
Valentina Primossi, right, of the Cape Breton University Capers drives the lane during Atlantic University Sport action at the Acadia Athletic Complex on Friday. The Acadia Axewomen won the game 96-75.