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Cascades win big over Wesmen

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades defeated the University of Winnipeg Wesmen  75-51 Saturday to even their Canada West regular season record at 2-2.

UFV started out strong, establishing an early lead while holding the Wesmen offence to seven first quarter points.

Winnipeg came to life in the second quarter, rallying to tie the game 25-25 heading into halftime.

But the third quarter belonged to Cascades, who out-scored the Wesmen by 19 points and cruised to the win from there.

The Cascades were led by Chilliwack’s Nicole Wierks, who poured in a team high 17 points.

Another Chilliwack native, Kayli Sartori, scored 13.

Mission’s Aieisha Luyken added 13 of her own while Winnipeg native Tessa Klassen had 12. Chilliwack’s Sarah Wierks led all Cascades with 12 rebounds and Sartori pulled down 10 boards in her second CIS home game.

Tia Coulter (Brandon, MA) and Amy Ogidan (Winnipeg) led the Wesmen with nine points apiece while Danielle Baril (Winnipeg) pulled down seven rebounds.

The Cascades host the UBC-O Heat next weekend at the Envision Athletic Centre.

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