MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

Hornets Hit Offensive Gear

Halifax Hornets scored 52 first half points and didn’t let off the gas, rolling to a 108-50 win over Moncton Mystics in Maritime Women’s Basketball Association play Sunday.

The game was the final outing for all six MWBA teams who gathered in Moncton for six outings.

Halifax moved its record to 6-2 and remains four points ahead of Windsor Edge in the battle for No. 2 seed for Nova Scotia-based teams. Moncton slipped to 1-7 and have two games left against Fredericton Freeze.

Jaylnn Skier powered the offensive-minded Hornets with 18 points. Alaina McMillan had 15, Katherine Follis 14 and Chanel Smith and Clara Gascoigne both meshed a dozen.

Emelie Turmel and Abby Miller had nine each for Moncton. Lindy MacDonald scored eight.

The Mystics host Fredericton Thursday night at Harrison Trimble High School.

– Moncton’s Lindy MacDonald looks for some space against Halifax Hornets. (Tanya Everett Photography)