EDMONTON, ALTA. - The Keyano Huskies clawed back late to defeat the NAIT Ooks 53-51 in ACAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon.
After getting out to an early lead, NAIT was unable to fend off Keyano in the second half as the Huskies outscored the Ooks in both quarters. It was a late three-pointer by Sarah MacDonald of the Huskies that would tie the game. Two free throws by Augusta Kievisaite would find the Huskies on top 53-51 at the final buzzer.
When asked about the game Ooks head coach, Todd Warnick said: "Keyano played a much more physical game than us today, we were unable to respond to their level of aggression."
Players of the Game
NAIT Ooks - Leah Vandenboogaard
Keyano Huskies - Augusta Kievisaite
The Big Picture
At the end of the first half, The NAIT Ooks sit 8-4 in 3rd place of the ACAC north division, while the Keyano Huskies are 7-5 and sit 4th.