In 2018-2019 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference regular season play the Huskies and Vikings met four times with the Vikings winning the first two encounters on their home court 78-65 Friday October 19, 2018 and 77-71 Saturday October 20, 2018 while the Huskies came up on the winning side 63-52 Friday February 15,2019 and Saturday February 16, 2019 66-47.
In this their fifth tipoff of the season it is a semi-final game at the 2018-2019 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Women's Basketball Championships on Huskies home court at the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre in Fort McMurray Alberta.
Surprise role player Georgia Sherstan has seven points to spark Huskies to a 23-20 halftime lead in front of more than 400 fans.
Huskies slight edge on boards 22-19.
ACAC leading rebounder Huskies Moiyan Toure has 10 of those.
Toure and Augusta Kievisaite who averaged 28 points between them during the season only have four points between them shooting 1-for-10 while Kievisaite has three fouls.
Vikings guard Alyssa Banez has five points.
Vikings doing well at free throw line 6 of 8 while Huskies struggling 5 of 13.
Vikings Hannah Mitchell ties the game 36-36 with seconds remaining in the third only to have Sherstan come back with a drive at the buzzer to make it 38-36
Game is on.
A great final 10 minutes with Toure coming on strong. Kievisaite picks up her game for a winning cause.
Huskies POG Toure with 18 rebounds and 12 points...
Vikings POG Emma Vanbruinessen 8 points 11 rebounds.
Huskies vs Olds tomorrow at 2 p.m. for GOLD!
Footnotes: Vikings Jessica Haenni went to the 2017 CCAA nationals for cross country
Vikings Alysaa Banex was 2017 provincial javelin champion
Huskies Casey Gorieu's brother Josh plays golf for Grant MacEwan Griffins.
Huskies Moyian Toure was an excellent shot putter and team handball athlete.