But Div.1 Lady Cheetahs Lose In Sunday Road Match
Our Vanier basketball teams were all in action this weekend.
DIVISION 2 MEN
Our men’s Division 2 team competed in the Tournoi de Lynx in Longueuil, winning 2 of its 3 games. They beat the Longueuil Tornades 99-62 and Heritage College 89-81 but lost to St. Lawrence College 69-64.
Details to follow.
DIVISION 1 WOMEN
Our women’s Division 1 team went on the road on Sunday afternoon to Gatineau, to play Nouvelles-Frontières, and they came out on the short side of a 53-46 decision. Details to follow.
DIVISION 1 MEN
Our men’s Division 1 team avenged its only regular season loss and improved its league record to 12-1 with a very hard-fought 94-92 victory over Dawson in overtime. We came out very strong and took a 15-3 lead to start the game. We led 19-10 after the first quarter and 40-29 at the half.
Our visitors came back in the 3rd quarter and narrowed the deficit to 5 going into the final period. We took a 71-61 lead in the 4th quarter, but Dawson answered with an 8-0 run to cut our lead to 2. We maintained our lead until the very last play, where Dawson hit a long 3 to tie the game and send it into overtime.
We fell behind 91-87 in overtime, but then rallied with a 5-0 run to reclaim the lead. Dawson made a foul shot with 13 seconds left to tie the game once again, but Vincent Bastrash got an offensive rebound and a score with 5 seconds left, and then stole the ball to secure the victory.
Our leading scorer, in his first game back from an ankle injury, was Tevonn Walker, with 24 points. He also added 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals. Justin Kinnear had 19 points and 7 rebounds. Abdul Kamane had 18 points and 7 boards. Max Joseph only had 4 points, but he also had 12 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals.
Our Division 1 teams next play at Montmorency in Laval this coming Friday, January 24. The women’s game is at 7:00 P.M. and the men’s game follows at 9:00.
WOMEN’S INDOOR SOCCER
The women’s soccer team continued their indoor schedule with two games on Sunday. The maintained their undefeated status with a 2-2 tie VS André-Laurendeau and then a 4-1 win over Matie-Victorin. They return to action with two games on Sunday, February 16th VS Joliette at 11:20 AM (field #3) and then VS André-Grasset at 1:40 PM (field #2). Games are played at Complexe Marie-Victorin, 7000 rue Marie-Victorin, Montreal H1G 2J6. Directions.
MEN’S INDOOR SOCCER
The Men’s Divison 1 Soccer Cheetahs started their indoor league. This series pits the team against tough teams from the university level as well as elsewhere. In the three games they played on Saturday, they went 0-3, losing to Lionel-Groulx 2-0, then to ÉTS 2-1 (Vanier goal by Lee Terki) and finally to Rosemont 3-1 (Vanier goal by Nathan Campbell). Their next games wil be on Saturday, February 15th when they’ll face Bishops University at 4:30 PM and then Université du Québec en Outaouais at 6:30 PM. Games will be played at Complexe Sportif Alphonse-Desjardins, 260 Dessureault, Trois-Rivières QC, G8T 9T9. Directions.