WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (0-7, 10th OCAA West)
The Lambton College women's basketball team dropped a pair of games this weekend as Conestoga and Sheridan came to campus.
On Friday night, Conestoga defeated the Lions 75-63. The Lions enjoyed a 23-16 first quarter lead but some hot Condors shooting saw them come back and lead by nine at the half. The rest of the match up came down to ball control as the Lions turned it over 25 times.
Madisyn Campbell scored 24 points in a losing effort as Lambton fell to Conestoga on Friday night. Sam Passemer scored 12 and Daylin Galvin 11 for the Lions. Scoring was rounded out by Sam Brimmer and Maddi Basso with five each, Jordi Pisiak four and Sarah Bate 2.
On Saturday, the Lions again held a first quarter lead on the Sheridan Bruins by a score of 22-18. A hot shooting Sheridan took the lead in the second quarter with 43.6% shooting from the field, and 38.5% shooting from three. It was a 48-28 Bruins lead at the half and an even battle the rest of the way saw the score end up 82-62 for the visitors.
Madisyn Campbell was the top scorer for Lambton again with 18 points while also pulling down 11 rebounds. Sara Passemer had nine, Kelsey Grisenthwaith eight, Sarah Bate eight, Daylin Galvin seven, Sam Brimmer four, Maddi Basso four, Jordi Pisiak two and MacKenzie Colbran two. The Lions now have a week off to prepare for the St. Clair Saints.
MEN'S BASKETBALL (4-3, 5th OCAA West)
After two months away from home, the Lambton Lions returned to campus and didn't disappoint a full house of fans in a 101-63 win over Conestoga.
Branden Padgett scored 37 points and Jason Watts 16 in leading the squad. Keith Laryea scored 12, Journee Joseph nine, and Xavian Edwards six. Edwards, more importantly, pulled down 14 rebounds which led to a number of fast break points for the home side. Others with six were Bruno Panda and Tyvell Peters while Dwayne Lambert-Cadore had five and Shak Seymour four.
Playing their second game in less than 24 hours, the Lions hung with the #1 team in the province but ran out of gas in the fourth quarter in a 107-81 loss. Leading by two at the half, and trailing by six after three, the Lions couldn't keep up with the Bruins offense that shot 54% in the second half.
Jason Watts led the offense with 24 points. Keith Laryea scored 15, Xavian Edwards 13, Branden Padgett 11, Journee Joseph six, Dwayne Lambert-Cardore four, Tyler Grevers and Tanoundy Sylla three each and Bruno Pande two. The Lions now have a week off to prepare for the St. Clair Saints.