Queens rise to the occasion against Medicine Hat Rattlers

The RDC Queens went into Saturday’s meeting with the Medicine Hat Rattlers

Queens 77 Rattlers 66

MEDICINE HAT – The RDC Queens went into Saturday’s meeting with the Medicine Hat Rattlers knowing they couldn’t afford to lose if they hoped to grab a playoff spot in the Alberta Colleges Women’s Basketball League South Division.

They sat four points back of the fourth-place Rattlers with eight games remaining.

The Queens did what they needed to do, turning in an outstanding second half to beat the Rattlers 77-66.

The Queens outscored the Rattlers 49-36 in the second half.

Eva Bonde was named the RDC player of the game as she finished with seven points and 12 rebounds. Emily White had 13 points, five broads, two assists and three steals.

Dedra Janvier came up big with 22 points and three rebounds while Kiana Mintz had seven points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals. Brooke Kirkpatrick had four points and six rebounds while Maya Parker added six points, two assists and three steals.

Kayla Guillet had seven points and two boards and Keitlyn Williams seven points.

Queens shot a 43.1 per cent from the field and nailed six of 18 from three-point range and were 63.6 per cent from the line. They also held MHC to 32.3 per cent from the field.

Kings 99 Rattlers 96 (OT)

The Kings also won a big game as they got a three-point basket from Ian Tevis with three seconds remaining to pull out a 99-96 overtime victory over the Rattlers, who beat the Kings Friday.

Tevis, who had a game-winning shot roll off at the end of regulation, finished with 42 points and seven rebounds.

Kai Greene had 17 points, five assists and two steals while Spencer Klassen had a solid game with 15 points, six rebounds, five assists, two steals and three blocks.

Shayne Stumpf had seven points, 13 rebounds and four assists with Anthony Robbs added nine points and 11 rebounds and Matt Matear nine points.

The win gave the Kings a 9-4 record with MHC, SAIT and Lethbridge all at 8-3.

RDC hosts Lethbridge on Friday and Saturday afternoon.

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