MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

Freeze Gets Hot For Win

Fredericton Freeze put on an offensive show for the hometown fans last night.

The Freeze pushed its Maritime Women’s Basketball Association record to 2-1 with a 93-69 win over the Halifax Hornets to cap Saturday’s opening day action.

Halifax fell to 1-2.

Katie Butts had 20 points to spark Fredericton in the physical encounter. Katie McAffee scored 19, Kylee Speedy 14 and Eva Tumwine a dozen.

Hannah Brown pounded home 26 points for the Hornets. Sophia Widmeyer and Jasmine Parent had nine apiece.

Fredericton faces Halifax Thunder on Sunday at 3 p.m. The Hornets will face Moncton Mystics at 1 p.m.

All games are at Bliss Carman School.

– Fredericton’s Kylee Speedy goes to the rim against Halifax (Fran Harris Photo)