UNBSJ cuts it close with Holland College: The women’s Seawolves basketball team make a close win against the Hurricanes

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On Jan. 27 the Holland College (HC) Hurricanes were looking for redemption over their loss the previous day to the Seawolves. However, UNBSJ didn’t allow the competitors to take the win and finished with a final score of 59-54.

The first half of the game looked bleak as HC took an early lead in the first quarter. They came with something to prove after being beaten by the home team on Saturday. UNBSJ fought hard but they fell behind with a score of 16-12.

In the Second quarter the Hurricanes continued to demonstrate how much they wanted the win. The Seawolves were sluggish and slowly started to fall further behind. Before half time the score was 37-28 for HC.

After the half time, UNBSJ stepped up their defence and came back strong to lessen the gap between them and the visiting team. The Hurricanes began to miss some shots and lose the majority of their lead. HC was still up 47-44 before the end of the third quarter.

As the fourth quarter got underway, both teams increased their defensive game and fought for the lead. The Seawolves were missing some shots that could put them in the lead, but with only minutes left in the game UNBSJ brought the score within two points. The home team continued to fight and with moments left, took and secured the lead.

The final score was 59-54 for the Seawolves.

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