EDMONTON AB – The Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) Thunder hosted the NAIT Ooks in the first game of the weekend series. The win by the Thunder put the Ooks and the Thunder neck and neck in the standings, 4 points off of the top spot. The Thunder took down the Ooks with a score of
The first half the Thunder and the Ooks exchanged the lead back and forth until the dying seconds when the Ooks were fouled on their last drive and drained both of their foul shots to take a 22-20 lead going into the locker rooms.
#3 Lacey Weddle came out strong in the second half leading off with a couple huge baskets to eliminate the lead, then to extend the Thunder lead. The 3rd quarter the Thunder put up 25 points and kept the lead for the remainder of the game.
The Big Kahuna Players of the Game for the Thunder was #3 Lacey Weddle and for the Ooks, #4 Sydney Hulburt. The two teams will face off again tomorrow to finish this weekends home-at-home series.