BASKETBALL: Hornets open with MWBA win; Tide rolls to tenth ECBL victory


The Halifax Hornets opened defence of their Maritime Girls’s Basketball Affiliation’s Legacy Cup championship with a 92-69 victory over the Windsor Edge on Sunday.

Jasmine Dad or mum had a game-high 18 factors for the Hornets, who led 52-35 on the half. Courtney Donaldson had 15, Eva Widmeyer 12 and Hannah Brown 10 within the win. Isa MacKay led the Edge with 12 factors whereas Emily MacNeil scored 11 and Sydney Foran 9.

The Hornets return to motion on Tuesday (7 p.m. at Saint Mary’s) in opposition to the Halifax Thunder in a rematch of final 12 months’s championship.

In Fredericton, the Freeze collected a 68-51 win for a season-opening break up with the Port Metropolis Fog.

Katie Butts led the Freeze with 20 factors whereas Katie McAffee had 16, together with a first-half three-pointer from simply inside half on the buzzer. Reese Baxendale scored 11 for Port Metropolis.

On Saturday, the host Fog edged the Freeze 73-68.

Kaylee Kilpatrick had 18 factors for Port Metropolis whereas Kylee Speedy had 15 for the Freeze.

Jap Canadian Basketball League

The Truro Tide edged the Charlottetown Energy 108-106 in Jap Canadian Basketball League motion on Sunday in Truro.

Former Saint Mary’s Huskies guard Oyemah Gibson led the Tide with 35 factors whereas Garric Younger delivered 19 factors and O’Savion Buckner  17. Adam Stanford replied with 23 factors for the Energy, who handed the Tide  their first loss, 99-97,  of the season on Saturday.

Zach Hinton scored a game-high 28 factors for the Energy.

Armon Benford and DeQuon Cascart every scored 19 factors for the Tide, who lead the league at 10-1.

Additionally on Saturday, the Bathurst Bears downed the Valley Vipers 90-80. 

Brian Williams led the Bears with 24 factors whereas Anthony Ottley paced the Vipers with 25 factors. 

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