Heat roll at Mt. Royal

The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s basketball team goes 2-1 at the Mt. Royal Cougar Classic in Calgary.

The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s basketball team enjoyed a successful weekend, winning two of three games at the Mt. Royal Cougar Classic in Calgary.

The Heat played opened by shading the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns 91-88 before stuffing the SAIT Trojans of Calgary 90-54 and losing 70-66 to the Laurentian University Voyageurs of Cambridge, Ont.

Second-year guard Sarah Allison (Surrey), had a whopping 20 points in both the first two games and then 23 points against Laurentian on Sunday.

Veteran post Roslyn Huber (5th year, Kelowna) san 26 points against the Pronghorns, and second-year guard Emily Kanester (Vernon) put up 22 points, 15 of those points coming from outside the arc.

Madison Kaneda of Vernon contributed eight points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals versus Lethbridge. She also scored 10 points along with seven rebounds against Sait.

“I thought the weekend was a success and a step forward for us as a team,” said Allison. “We played tough and showed what we are capable of as a group.”