WBB | Voyageurs Find Win Column

WBB | Voyageurs Find Win Column

Ending a seven-game losing streak, the Laurentian Voyageurs made their comeback in a nail-biting game against the Waterloo Warriors. The Laurentian Voyageurs women's basketball team secured the win by a slim 2 points, beating the Warriors 57-55.


The first half quarter saw the Warriors quickly take the lead, ending the period with the Vees down by 8 points. With a new energy, the Voyageurs stepped up their offense and defense in the second period, taking the lead at the end of the quarter. Meghan Forestell was on fire, leading the Vees by scoring 14 of their 27 points in the first half.


Into the third quarter, both teams came back ready to fight it out, but the Warriors were able to steal back their lead. The final quarter was full of intensity as both teams put their heart into coming out on top. In a nail-biting last few seconds, both teams were tied until Kayla Deschatelets scored a buzzer-beating 2 points, that bumped Laurentian ahead of Waterloo and winning the game 57-55.


The Voyageurs will be back in action in the new year, but until then you can keep up to date with all things Voyageurs by checking www.luvoyageurs.com or following @LUVoyageurs on Twitter.


Rebecca Dale

Sports Writer