ANCASTER, Ont. - The Sheridan Bruins women's basketball team (6-7, 4-5 OCAA) closed out the first half of their schedule by snapping a three-game skid, downing Redeemer 72-61.
"We did a really good job of getting off to a good start, maintaining that forward momentum," head coach Willie Delas. "This is a good way to close out the first half, we'll keep working and see what we can do when we start our second half."
The Bruins got off to a quick start, running their lead as high as 12 in the opening quarter. They shot 52.9 per cent from the floor, as they led 22-15 after 10 minutes and 36-29 at the half.
By the end of the third quarter, the Double-Blue had seen their advantage swell to 19 - leading 60-41.
Redeemer was able to bring the margin back to single digits, opening the final period on a 12-1 run.
Sheridan was able to stall the momentum of the home side, and pushed their lead back into double figures.
Sydney Charvis scored a game and career-high 28 points, while chipping in with nine boards, and five assists.