Shuetze drains 20

Diane Schuetze leads TRU WolfPack attack in loss to Carleton Ravens at Concordia Invitational Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Vernon’s Diane Schuetze canned 20 points as the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack fell 64-46 to the No. 4-ranked Carleton Ravens of Ottawa to open the Concordia-Reebok Invitational Women’s Basketball Tournament Thursday in Montreal.

Jen Ju (4th year, guard, Vancouver) had 14 points and Taiysa Worsfold (1st year, guard, Kamloops) chipped in with seven.

TRU head coach Scott Reeves felt his team played better in the second half. They were out rebounded 54-37 in the contest.

The WolfPack faced the New Brunswick Varsity Reds Friday. The Reds dropped their opening game 77-56 to the host Concordia Stingers.

Other scores from the opening day saw the McGill Redmen fall 60-44 to the Memorial Sea-Hawks of Newfoundland, and the Alberta Golden Pandas dump the Western Mustangs of Ontario 74-67.