RDC Kings edge Olds College Broncos

Queens fall to Broncos

The RDC Kings picked up their first win of the new year in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s basketball play Saturday.

The Kings knocked off the Olds College Broncos 88-75 Saturday night on the road. The victory pushed RDC into a tie for third in the ACAC South standings.

Fourth-year Red Deer product Cody White the Kings with 20 points, while three other starters hit double figures. Third-year Kevin Szymanek pitched 16 points, while fourth-year Tyronn King also added 16, along with seven rebounds and two assists.

RDC shot 38 per cent from the field, 37 per cent from three and 68 per cent from the free throw line. RDC led 47-32 at half and hung on for the victory, despite being outscored in the third and fourth quarter.

The Kings will visit the Lethbridge College Kodiaks for a pair of games next weekend.

The Queens had a tough game against one of the top teams in the country, falling 100-64 to the Broncos.

Third-year Queens forward Lauren Cardinal led the way with 18 points for four rebounds for RDC. Both Sophie Melin and Harneet Sidhu each chipped 13 points.

Brandi Thibeaux scored a game-high 33 points for the Broncos, while Brittney Thibeaux chipped in 21. Michaela Allen Gullion also had a big night for Olds with 21 points.

The Queens 38 per cent from the field, 42 per cent from three and just 54 per cent from the free throw line. The Queens were outscored in three out of four quarters, but they outscored Olds 25-24 in the third.

The Kings will visit the Lethbridge College Kodiaks for a pair of games next weekend.

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