Rivals Sir Wilfrid Laurier beats West Hill, 42-22 in girl’s basketball

The West Hill Warriors never stood a chance against the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Blue Devils as they lost 42-22 Oct. 5.

In its second game of the season, Laurier’s junior girls basketball team showed confidence in its offence and defence.

“Our defence was good, we were shuffling with our hands up,” Devils’ wing and guard Jessica Elliot said.

Laurier led the first quarter 6-2. By the second quarter, Laurier increased their lead by 10 points, dominating the scoreboard 18-8. In the third quarter, they blazed ahead with a score of 30-15. Anika Faiz was a one-woman show, scoring more than half of the  points for the Warriors.

Despite the Warriors loss both teams played a foul-filled first half, racking up a combined 20 fouls. One of the players on the Warriors would giggle either when the ball was stolen from them or if they missed a rebound.  This showed the lack of seriousness on the team’s part, a fan watching the game said.

Laurier’s high scorers were Marielle Aguiar,12 points, Jessica Elliot, 7 points, and Sherry Delos Santos, 6 points.