MWBA - Maritime Womens Basketball Association

Thunder, ‘Canes Have Classic


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Hometown Miramichi Her-icanes held an eight-point halftime lead at home, but couldn’t hold it, losing a dramatic 61-60 decision to Halifax Thunder in front of a wildly entertaining crowd at Miramichi Valley High School on Saturday night.

The game capped an amazing day of MWBA action that saw so many highlights, it’s hard to keep track.

Just know this…the MWBA is rocking!

Thunder improved its record to 7-0 and the ‘Canes fell to 3-4 in the entertaining contest.

Karla Yepez hammered home 21 points for Halifax. Alaina McMillan added 15.

Lauren Rainford knocked down 22 for Miramichi. Kassidy Hamilton had eight while Bailey Black, Abby Miller and Aidan Raincourt all had six.

Miramichi returns home Sunday to host Halifax Hornets at 3 p.m.

Thunder plays Fredericton Freeze at 3 p.m. at Fredericton High School.