The Wolves entertained the crowd tonight against the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings. The first quarter was a back and forth battle at both ends. The quarter ended with the Wolves down by 1 point. Both sides getting help from key players #6 Dane Philipenko from the Wolves and #8 Mason Hunter from the Vikings, 6 points and 9 points respectively.
With the Wolves down by one they were ready to battle hard and try to take the lead going into half time. Liam O'Hallahan had 5 quick points to start the Wolves off. Logan Rempel and Dane Philipenko both hit 3 pointers late in the quarter to put the Wolves up by 7 points. #8 from the Vikings answered back with a 3 pointer to close the gap at 6 points. Vikings fought hard, however the half ended Wolves 52-44.
Half time was brought to you by the Gymniks Cheer Team hailing from Grande Prairie, Alberta out of the Gymniks Centre at the Eastlink Centre. These young performers entertained the crowd as they showcased their athleticism.
32 points for the Vikings in the third quarter put them ahead 76-66 going into the fourth quarter.
The fourth quarter was lead by #8 Mason Hunter, scoring 5 - 3 pointers and a field goal. #8 Liam O'Hallahan had 7 points for the Wolves, but it wasn't enough as a combined 70 points were put on the board during the quarter. Wolves tried to close the gap with a couple minutes left on the clock with #3 Jonathan Mueller hitting a 3, but the clock expired. Vikings went on to win 114-99.
The Mr. Mikes Player of the Game for the Wolves is #3 Jonathan Mueller with 17 points and #8 Mason Hunter from the Vikings with 35 points.
Both teams are back in action tomorrow afternoon starting at 3pm.