February 9th 2019 – Sault Cougars vs Conestoga Condors
This past weekend the Sault Cougars traveled to Kitchener Ontario to take on the Conestoga Condors. The Cougars took to the court at 6:00pm; the first quarter was a close affair which saw the Condors have a small lead of 12 – 7, the Condors extended their lead to 6 points at the end of the half. After halftime the Condors came out strong scoring 21 points in the third quarter , however Mercedes Ryan lead the team in a comeback cutting the lead to 5 points, despite this the Condors end the game strong going on a run of their own eventually win the game 57 – 42. Ryan had an unbelievable game were she scored 23 points, had 9 rebounds, 2 assists, and 6 steals.
The next day the Cougars were set for a rematch against the Condors, the first quarter end with a close score of 8 – 9 for the Condors, with a low scoring first quarter the Condors stepped up their game and scored 21 points in the second which lead to a 10 point lead at halftime. The Cougars responded in the third quarter scoring 16 points, this momentum was carried over into the fourth were the Cougars outplayed the Condors and looked to achieve their first win of the season. Eventually the Cougars ran out of gas and the Condors made their shoots in the last few minutes. Cassidy Sabourin provided the Cougars with 19 points, 14 rebound, and 2 steals. Sabourin was helped out by Mercedes Ryan who netted 14 points, 6 assists, 6 rebounds, and 8 steals.
The Cougars are back in action this weekend as they host the St. Clair Saints for their final games of the season. Come out and support your Cougars as we celebrate our graduating athletes. Tipoff is at 6:00pm Saturday February 16th 2019.