Queens beat top ranked SAIT Trojans

Queens 51 Trojans 30

The RDC Queens earned a huge 51-30 victory over the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division leading SAIT Trojans Friday night.

SAIT had just one loss this season before Friday.

Queens guard Eva Bonde, a third-year from Denmark had team-high 13 points to go along with seven rebounds.

The Queens had a seven-point lead at halftime, then shut out the Trojans in the third quarter and only allowed seven points in the fourth.

Emily White also had a strong game for RDC with 12 rebounds and three steals. Maya Parked chipped in eight points and Madison Nimmo came off the bench and scored eight in 20 minutes of play.

Kings 93 Trojans 84

The RDC Kings also beat SAIT on Friday, topping the Trojans 93-84 in a high flying affair.

RDC scored 28 points in the fourth quarter and Daniel Powell was once again massive in the victory with another double-double. The fourth-year from forward from Arizona had 33 points and 22 boards in the win.

Dshawn Tyrell, a first-year guard from Malton, Ont. had 21 points for RDC.

The Kings lead 44-32 at the half, but allowed the Trojans back in the game after the visitors scored 29 points in the third quarter.

Both the Queens and Kings are on the road tomorrow.

Kings 3 Trojans 4 (OT)

The RDC Kings hockey team dropped a 4-3 overtime game to the Trojans.

SAIT jumped out to a 2-0 advantage in the first period, but three straight Kings goals allowed them to jump ahead midway through the third.

Scott Ferguson scored short-handed in the second for RDC before Tyler Berkholtz tied the game on the power play. Trevor Costello gave Red Deer the lead with 11:16 left in the game. Pat Martens tied it for SAIT with 3:46 to play.

In overtime, Trojans forward Dave Nippard picked up the winner.

Troy Trombley made 30 saves for RDC and SAIT goalie Payton Lee stopped 40 shots. The Kings host the Trojans Saturday night in Penhold with puck drop set for 8 p.m.



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