The Lambton College Men's and Women's Soccer teams dropped a pair of games this week in OCAA West action.
At home on Tuesday, the men fell 5-0 to the Fanshawe Falcons. Lambton had two shots on goal against a tough Fanshawe team. They then travelled to Niagara on Saturday. The Knights took the game 5-1. The Lions registered four shots on goal with Cam Primeau scoring. The team drops to 0-7 on the season.
Our women's soccer team hosted Fanshawe on Wednesday and lost a 4-0 contest to the Falcons. The Lions put 15 shots on the opposing goal but were unable to score. At Niagara on the weekend, the Lions dropped a close 1-0 contest to the Knights. Lambton now sits with an 0-7 league record.
In Kingston, the men's basketball team kicked off their pre-season schedule at the 23rd Annual Vikings Invitational where they took home a silver medal.
In their opening game, Branden Padgett scored 19 points and Keith Laryea scored 17 in his debut as the Lions shot 43.4% from the field and defeated Loyalist 84-61. Jason Watts had 14, Jason Marshell nine, Shak Seymour and Tyvell Peters six each, Xavian Edwards five, Journee Joseph four, with Jaquan Barrett-Smith and Bruno Pande netting two apeice. The 12 new faces of this year's squad combined for 51 points.
In the tournament semi-final, the Lions took care of business against Montreal's John Abbott College 85-70. Branden Padgett led Lambton with 18 points and seven assists. Jason Watts collected his second straight double-double as he scored 17 and grabbed 11 boards. Keith Laryea continued the strong start to his College career with 15 points and eight rebounds. Jason Marshell contributed 13 points, Dwayne Lambert-Cadore seven, Journee Joseph six, Shak Seymour and Xavian Edwards four each and Bruno Pande two.
It was a hard faught battle in the championship game for Lambton who led until mid-way through the fourth quarter against Montreal Vanier, dropping the game 81-73. Padgett scored 19 and had seven assists in the final. Jason Watts had 15, Keith Laryea 11, Xavian Edwards 10, Journee Joseph and Jason Marshell six, Jaquan Barrett-Smith four and Dwayne Lambert-Cadore two.
Congratulations to Branden Padgett who was named tournament MVP and Jason Watts who was selected to the tournament All-Star Team.