WolfPack sweep Spartans

Trinity Western men's and women's basketball teams fall short against Thompson Rivers

Trinity Western Spartans' Denny McDonald goes for the dunk during his team's game against the Thompson Rivers WolfPack at the Langley Events Centre on Jan. 25.

Trinity Western Spartans' Denny McDonald goes for the dunk during his team's game against the Thompson Rivers WolfPack at the Langley Events Centre on Jan. 25.

The Trinity Western Spartans rally came up short as they dropped a 81-74 decision to the Thompson Rivers WolfPack on Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre.

The Spartans trailed by 11 after the third quarters and cut the lead to two points with two minutes to play, but could not complete the comeback.

The WolfPack also won at the LEC the night before, 90-75. In that game, the visitors used a 28-16 advantage in the fourth quarter to pull away.

The Spartans fell to 7-9.

The TWU women’s basketball team also dropped both games against the visiting WolfPack, losing 59-44 and 63-51 to fall to 3-13.

Kayla Gordon led the way in the first game for Trinity Western with 13 points and seven rebounds while Laurissa Weigl had 14 points and 11 rebounds in the second game.

Both Spartan basketball teams host Brandon on Friday (6 p.m.) and Regina on Saturday (5 p.m.).

Langley Times