The Lambton College women's basketball team dropped a 69-39 decision to the Niagara Knights on Thursday night in Welland. Madisyn Campbell led the Lions with 18 points and Sara Passemer had 11 rebounds to go along with a point. Sarah Bate had eight for the visitors, Maddi Basso six, Daylin Galvin two, Jordi Pisiak two, and Kelsey Grisenthwaith two to round out the scoring.
The team then fell 87-37 to the Mohawk Mountaineers on Saturday. Madisyn Campball and Sam Brimmer were the leading scorers for the Lions with 11 points each. Sarah Bate had six, Sara Passemer four, Daylin Galvin three and Kelsey Grisenthwaith two. Passemer also had 11 rebounds for the Lions.
The team returns to Campus this Friday night to host the Conestoga Condors at 6pm!
The Lambton Lions took home a key road win over the Niagara Knights 100-95 in Welland on Thursday night. Branden Padgett led the squad with 26 points and nine assists with rookie guard Journee Joseph scoring 25. Jason Watts continued his strong play with 15 points and nine boards while rookie Keith Laryea hit four huge threes on his way to 13 points. Others scoring for Lambton were Dwayne Lambert-Cadore with eight, Jason Marshell six, Xavian Edwards four and Bruno Pande three. All 14 Lions played.
The team then defeated the Mohawk Mountaineers 85-72 on Saturday afternoon for another important road win in the competitive OCAA West. Branden Padgett led the team with 21 points, including three triples and seven boards. Jason Watts picked up another double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Rookies Keith Laryea and Journee Joseph put up 16 and 12 respectively. Xavian Edwards pulled down nine boards and scored eight with rookie Tyvell Peters having his best game of the season as he scored eight as well. Scoring was rounded out by Dwayne Lambert-Cadore who scored three running the point.
"This was an important week for us," says Coach Grant. "We've traditionally had difficulty heading on the road to these schools so it's a great step this season to grab a couple wins. Credit has to go to our rookies who are really growing as a unit."
Lambton returns home this coming weekend to host the Conestoga Condors on Friday night at 8pm.