Barrett’s 19 leads Stingers over Gaiters
Friday’sgame: Kaylah Barrett’s 19 points led the Concordia Stingers to a 71-40 win over the Bishop’s Gaiters in Quebec university women’s basketball league play at the Concordia Gym, Friday night. The second-year guard went 6-for-12 from the field for the Stingers, who led 38-25 at halftime and 50-34 after three quarters.
Concordia (12-12, 12-12 CIS, 7-5 Quebec) had three players in double figures. In addition to Barrett’s 19, Magalie Beaulieu scored 11 points, while Alex Boudreau came off the bench to score ten.
For Bishop’s (10-14, 10-13, 5-6), Gabrielle Chamberland (Sherbrooke, Que.) led with 11 points.
The Stingers outrebounded Bishop’s 53-34, including 18 offensive rebounds. The Gaiters committed 26 turnovers, while Concordia made only 15. Concordia shot 33.8% from the field, while holding Bishop’s to 27.3%. Bishop’ s struggled from outside, going 3-for-19 from three-point range, while Concordia was 11-for-29.
Saturday’s game: Despite 16 points from sophomore Gabrielle Chamberland, the Bishop’s Gaiters suffered their second straight defeat as they fell to the UQAM Citadins 62-58 in CIS women’s basketball action at the Mitchell Gym, last Saturday night. Chamberland’s 16 points led all scorers, as she went 3-for-9 from the field and 9-for-12 from the freethrow line.
The Gaiters led through most of the first half
and led by as many as eight points in the second quarter before taking a 35-30 advantage in to the halftime interval.
In addition to Chamberland’s 16, Bishop’s (10-15, 10-14 CIS, 5-7 Quebec) got ten points from Jessy Roy (Val d’or, Que.), while Danna Janvier (Laval, Que.) added nine points and eight rebounds.
The Gaiters struggled from the field, shooting only 25.3% (20-for-79), while UQAM hit 41% of the their shots. The Gaiters made only 1 of 23 attempts from three-point range, while UQAM was 3 for 9 from long distance. Bishop’s held a slight edge in rebounding, 50-49, and turned the ball over only 16 times, compared to UQAM’S 22.
With the win, UQAM is now tied for third place with the Gaiters in the Quebec conference standings, although the Gaiters own the tiebreaker over the Citadins and have a game in hand. Bishop’s has four games remaining (vs. Concordia, Mcgill and Laval twice), while UQAM has three games yet to play (vs. Laval, Concordia and Mcgill).
The Gaiters’ next game is Friday, February 17, as they host the Concordia Stingers at the Mitchell Gym. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.
Gabrielle Chamberland in full action at last Saturdays game.