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Gryphon basketball women leave Lakehead behind

THUNDER BAY – The Guelph Gryphons outscored the Lakehead Thunderwolves in each of the four quarters as they ran to a 66-44 victory in OUA women’s basketball play Saturday at Lakehead’s C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse.

The Gryphs led 13-9 at the end of the first quarter, 31-21 at halftime and 45-31 after the third quarter for their second win over Lakehead in as many days.


Guelph Gryphons 66 Lakehead 44

Guelph hit 41 percent on field goals, 30 percent on three-pointers and 70 percent on free throws while Lakehead shot 24 percent on field goals, 15 percent on three-pointers and 58 percent on free throws.

The Gryphs also scored 30 points from the paint, 16 off turnovers and 24 from their bench and grabbed 44 rebounds, 10 steals and five blocks. Lakehead scored 16 points from the paint, 15 off turnovers and 11 from their bench and grabbed 29 rebounds, 17 steals and a block.

Burke Bechard led the Gryphs with 17 points, 10 rebounds, four assists  and two steals while Julia Colavecchia had 12 points and Trinity Papamandjaris had eight points, seven rebounds and two steals. Lucy Tesseyman also had eight points and four assists while Tatjana Boskovic had five points with eight rebounds and three blocks.

Ally Burke collected 10 points and three steals for Lakehead while Tiffany Reynolds had nine points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals and Eva Guilera had eight points, eight rebounds and four steals.

Next up for the Gryphs is a pair of home games against the Algoma Thunderbirds as they’re to play Feb. 25 and 26 at the Guelph Gryphons Athletic Centre. Game times are 6 p.m. on the Friday and 1 p.m. on the Saturday.

 

Standings

WEST

 

W

L

P

Brock

8

0

16

Western

7

1

14

McMaster

6

2

12

Guelph

5

3

10

Laurier

4

4

8

Waterloo

3

3

6

Windsor

2

6

4

Lakehead

1

9

2

Algoma

0

8

0

EAST

 

W

L

P

Ryerson

8

0

16

Ottawa

7

1

14

Carleton

6

2

12

Queen’s

4

3

8

Laurentian

4

4

8

York

3

5

6

Ontario Tech

1

7

2

Nipissing

1

7

2

Toronto

0

6

0

 

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