Rattlers Basketball Falls in Calgary

Basketball Action, 2019
Basketball Action, 2019

In women's action:

The St. Mary's University Lightning took on the Medicine Hat College Rattlers, coming away with the 72-36 win on Friday night. A 24-22 halftime score in favor of the Lightning, a big 28-2 third quarter by the Lightning helped them push their lead to 28, and they would hold this lead until the final buzzer. The Lightning were led by Hannah Helton's 18 points, Emily Wagner's 17, and Juhee Anderson's 16 on 37% shooting for the game. The Rattlers were led by Morgan Muir with her 15 points and 9 rebounds, with the team shooting 22.4% for the game. The Lightning now have a 4-3 record on the season, while the Rattlers sit at 3-4. 

In men's action:

The St. Mary's University Lightning came away with the big win, a score of 98-64 on Friday night. The Lightning had control the entire game, with a 45-33 at halftime, and cruised to victory, extending their lead to 74-47 after the third quarter, and finshing the fourth quarter with a score of 24-17 in their favor. The Lightning were led by Will Konybai and his 21 points, with Randal Mosca Maverez pitching in with 13 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists who earned Player of the Game, while the team shot 44.&% for the game. The Rattlers were led by Player of the Game Tyler Jones and his 15 points on 6 for 7 shooting in the game, while the Rattlers shot 30% for the game. The Lightning improve to 3-4 on the season, and the Rattlers drop to 1-6. The men are back tomorrow to take on the Briercrest Clippers at 3:00pm.