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X-women win pair of hockey games

Anna Maccara and Maggy Burbidge scored in the first period as the St. Francis Xavier X-women edged the Dalhousie Tigers 2-1 for their second weekend win in AUS women's hockey action on Sunday afternoon in Antigonish.

Tigers' Alix Yallowega replied for the Tigers.

Landyn Pitts netted a pair of goals and Amaya Giraudier made 31 saves as the Xwomen dropped the UNB Reds 6-2 in a battle at the top of the standings on Saturday.

The X-women are 9-1-2 while the Reds are 11-3-0.

Sophie Scully stopped 20 shots and Miranda Hatt scored a hat trick as the Saint Mary's Huskies blanked UPEI 6-0.

In men's hockey action on Saturday, the UNB Reds scored four times in the first period and held off a rally by the Saint Mary's Huskies for a 5-4 win. The Reds remain unbeaten with 14 wins in as many starts.

UPEI downed Dalhousie 5-3 and Moncton toppled Acadia 4-1.


Grace Lancaster drained 26 points as the UPEI Panthers downed the Dalhousie Tigers 91-66 in women's action on Sunday. Kaitlyn Ferrier scored 34 for the Tigers.

On Saturday, Chermensa van la Parra had 24 and Hailey Macleod and Kiyara Letlow 21 each in the Cape Breton Capers' 93-82 victory over UNB.

Memorial dropped Acadia 81-61 in the other Saturday contest.

In men's hoop action, Dalhousie and UPEI played in a late game on Sunday.

Tyson Cato and Shakael Pryce each scored 19 points as Cape Breton downed UNB 87-66 while Memorial rallied for an 89-86 win over Acadia.


Anne Paquette and Sara Chiasson each had 12 kills as Moncton dropped Saint Mary's 25-21, 27-29, 25-14, 25-23 in women's action on Sunday.

Olivia Bell had 12 kills and 22 digs for the Huskies, who have lost three straight after opening the season with four victories.

Jenna Lake had 13 kills and 25 digs to lead the Acadia Axewomen to a hard-fought 25-20, 16-25, 25-14, 21-25, 15-8 win over the UNB Reds on Saturday. The Axewomen are on a five-match winning streak.

Amelia Hartnett had eight kills as Dalhousie completed a weekend sweep of Memorial. The Tigers won the Saturday match 25-9, 25-20, 25-9.





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