Havre Daily News - News you can use

By Tristan 

Breaking Sports: Skylights trump Mount Royal

 


Northern's Kylee Denham (middle) drives to the basket during Saturday's women's basketball game between the Skylights and Mounht Royal University in Havre.

There was a little rust at the beginning, but eventually, that wouldn't matter to the MSU-Northern women's basketball team. The Skylights closed out an impressive 2011 portion of their schedule with a 63-47 New Year's Eve day win over Mount Royal University of Alberta Saturday at the MSU-Northern Fieldhouse.

The Skylights were sluggish after almost three weeks off and Mount Royal hung tough early on. But an 11-2 run to close the first half gave the Skylights a 27-21 lead at intermission. Northern shot the ball at a 50 percent clip in the second half and pulled away late. The Skylights biggest lead was 21 when when Laramie Schwenke drilled a 3-pointer with 5:22 to play.

Schwenke showe dlittel effect from an injured ankle back on Dec. 17, scoring a game-high 19 points and four made three's. Four Skylights reached double figures with Kylee Denham scoring 11 and Nikki Tresch and Jordan Bruursema each scoring 10.

With the win, MSU-N ended nonconference play with a splendid 13-1 record. The Skylights will begin Frontier Conference play at home against UGF next Friday night.

For full coverage, see Tuesday's Havre Daily News.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 05/12/2022 01:37