MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

Thunder Races Past Hornets

Halifax Thunder hit lucky number seven Wednesday night.

The Thunder stormed to a 74-67 win over city rival Halifax Hornets in a mid-week tilt at Mount St. Vincent University.

The visitors improved to 7-0 and sit comfortably atop the standings, looking to solidify the number one Nova Scotia seed and the first-round playoff bye that comes with it. Hornets slipped to 2-5 and remain fourth overall, tied with the idle Moncton Mystics.

Karissa Kajorinne sparked the Thunder offence with a 19-point outing. Grace Wade knocked down a baker’s dozen and Tiffany Reynolds had 12.

Jasmine Parent paced the Hornets with 16 points. Courtney Donaldson scored 14 and Katherine Khorovets had 10.

The Mystics are back in action tomorrow when the visit University of New Brunswick at Saint John to face the Port City Fog.

Game time is 7 p.m.

The Fog will make a special announcement during the home game.