RDC finds mixed results on basketball and volleyball courts

The RDC Queens almost let one get away before coming from behind

Queens 3 Lions 2

CALGARY – The RDC Queens almost let one get away before coming from behind to down the Ambrose University Lions 25-16, 23-25, 20-25, 25-22, 15-10 in Alberta Colleges Women’s Volleyball League play Friday.

Miranda Dawe led the Queens with 17 kills, one ace and 23 digs while McKenna Barthel had 12 kills, two aces, 14 digs and eight stuff blocks.

Jade Van Dyke picked up 12 kills, eight digs and two blocks, Megan Schmidt 10 kills, two aces, five digs and three blocks and setter Chanelle Kayser 49 assists.

The Queens ran their record to 12-3 with the Lions at 6-9.

Kings 3 Lions 0

The Kings started a bit slow before rolling to a 25-022, 25-16, 25-12 victory in men’s action.

Regan Fathers finished with 14 kills and five digs for the nations top ranked team. Matt Lofgren added eight kills and three digs, Daimyn Biletsky four kills and setter Ryan Beatson 28 assists.

The Kings sit at 13-2 with Ambrose at 2-13.

The teams meet again tonight at RDC with the women getting underway at 6 p.m., followed by the men.

Trojans 89 Kings 79

CALGARY – A dismal second quarter proved to be the downfall as the Kings dropped an 89-79 decision to the SAIT Trojans in Alberta Colleges Men’s Basketball League play at SAIT Friday.

The Kings, 8-2, led 29-24 after the first quarter but lost the second 21-9 and the third 25-22.

Ian Tevis had 34 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and three steals for the Kings while Matt Matear added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Shayne Stumpf 14 points and six boards. Anthony Robbs added eight points and eight rebounds and Kai Greene nine points, three rebounds and six assists.

The Trojans sit at 6-2.

Trojans 74 Queens 65

The Queens ran out of gas in the fourth quarter and they lost three starters with fouls and dropped a 74-65 decision to the Trojans.

The Queens trailed 19-17, 36-34 and 55-51 by quarters.

The Queens lost May a Parker, Kiana Mintz and Emily White to fouls and had two other players with four fouls.

Parker led the Queens with 19 points, nine rebounds and three assists while Mintz had 16 points and five rebounds and White 10 points and four boards.

The Queens’ record slipped to 3-7 while the Trojans are 7-1.

The teams meet again today at RDC with the women tipping off at 1 p.m., followed by the men.

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