Basketball perfect start

January 8th, 2017

Stuey and the VIU crowd had lots to cheer about this past weekend !! A super start to 2017, saw the VIU basketball teams win 4 of 4.
The women's team cruzed to victory in both the Quest and Langara games, defeating Quest 70-48 Friday evening and then crushing the Langara Falcons 74-34 Saturday afternoon.

Sienna Pollard was named player of the weekend.

Sienna Pollard started out the new year with two big games.  On Friday vs Quest, Pollard scored 21 points had 17 rebounds and 2 blocks ...then on Saturday vs Langara,  Sienna had 16 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 blocks.  

"Sienna continues to be our leader on both ends of the floor, while she continues to score, its her effort on the defensive end that was tremendous this past weekend"

Read more in the Nanaimo News Bulletin 

The men's basketball game had the crowd on their feet Friday night !! Some hot shooting in the final minutes turned things around, resulting in a 81-75 victory. 

Jalen Schlegel produced some of those key hoops in the final minutes. His totals included 16 points (10 in 4th quarter), 6 rebounds, 1 steal 

Saturday's match up with Langara, had the most unusual start, with the M's going up 36-9 in the first quarter. The Falcons attempted  comeback , but the deficit was too much. Final score 86-66.
Jalen Sclegel led the Mariners with 30 Pts (12/19 with 7/7 first quarter), 14 Rebounds, 4 assists, 3 Steals, 5 Blocks! 

Check out the great photos from each night ... Thanks to NorthField Photography !!

Quest game photos

Langara game photos