Fulton grads power Timberwolves’ attack

A trio of Fulton Maroons grads helped the UNBC Timberwolves of Prince George stop the UBC Okanagan Heat 82-78.

A trio of Fulton Maroons grads helped the UNBC Timberwolves of Prince George stop the UBC Okanagan Heat 82-78 in CIS men’s basketball action Thursday night in Kelowna.

Charles Barton canned seven points for the T-wolves, while Joel Rybachuk added five and Mike Conlin added a deuce at Immaculata Regional School. Jose Araujo led UNBC with 16 points.

Yassine Ghomari pocketed 30 points and Steve Morrison sank 11 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds for the Heat.

Next action for the Heat is today at 1 p.m. against the NAIT Ooks at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

In men’s volleyball play Thursday night at George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country, the Saskatchewan Huskies iced the Heat 3-1 (25-20, 25-18, 21-25, 25-19).

Matt Busse led the Huskies with 14 kills, while Braden Mclean had 10. Nate Speijer sparked the Heat with 20 kills, while Vernon product Preston Tucker recorded 31 assists.

The Heat battle the Huskies today at 11 a.m. at UBC’s Okanagan campus.