Basketball Report - Men Win, Padgett Sets Scoring Record, Women Fall at Conestoga

Basketball Report - Men Win, Padgett Sets Scoring Record, Women Fall at Conestoga

MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lambton 87-67 Conestoga

The Lambton College Lions took home an 87-67 win over Conestoga on Tuesday night in Kitchener. The Lions were led, as has been the case many times over the past four years, by Branden Padgett and his 19 points.

At 3:31 of the first quarter Padgett squared up from behind the arc to drill his second three ball of the game and in the process passed his friend and longtime teammate Mike Lucier for top spot in Lambton scoring history. He ended the game with 1,496 career points.

Branden was presented with the game ball after the match and will end the season in the OCAA All-Time Scorers Top-Ten.

Xavian Edwards led Lambton on the defensive end with 13 boards to go along with ten points. Jason Watts scored 17, Jaquan Barrett-Smith 13, Keith Laryea nine, Journee Joseph six, Tyvell Peters six, Jason Marshell three on his return from his serious knee injury, Tyler Grevers two and Dwayne Lambert-Cadore two to go along with five helpers. 

Padgett and the Lions now focus on a weekend doubleheader in Sault Ste. Marie against the Cougars. 



WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Conestoga 60-59 Lambton

The Lambton Lions women's basketball team dropped a thrilling one point decision to the Conestoga Condors in Kitchener on Tuesday night. The Lions led at the end of the first three quarters but Conestoga went on a home court run in the fourth to take the win.
Madisyn Campbell had a huge game for Lambton as she scored 17, pulled down 15 boards and had 8 assists on the night. Ashleigh Pettit scored 14, Melissa Dally 11 and Sarah Bate was the other Lion in double digits with 10 . Others scoring were Maddi Basso with five, Daylan Galvin one and Sara Passenier one.
Lambton pulled down 62 rebounds, including 27 on the offensive glass. The team had 20 steals and shot 16-22 from the free throw line.
Sault Ste. Marie is the next stop as the Lions take on the Sault Cougars this Saturday and Sunday.