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Women’s Basketball News Update

Coming off a 66-52 win at Assiniboine Community College on Tuesday, January 24th, the Providence Women’s basketball team knew they were capable of a much stronger defensive game.

On Friday, January 27th, the team got off to a slow start but quickly built a solid lead with visibly improved defense. With control of the game, Providence took the win 57-30. Despite missing several open shots throughout the game, the Lady Freemen rebounded well and limited turnovers.

Warkentine looking to feed a pass
On Saturday, Providence pulled ahead to a quick 16-2 lead with the help of Mel Warkentine (Winkler, MB) who knocked down two 3-pointers to open the scoring. Assistant Coach Joel Coursey adds, “We had another impressive boxing out game that led to an outstanding amount of team rebounds”, ultimately contributing to their 69-30 win over the ACC Cougars.

For Tuesday’s game, top stat getters included Brynn Swan with 20 points, 7 rebounds; Mel Warkentine with 19 points, 6 rebounds; and Breanne Mahara with 9 points, 4 rebounds.

On Friday, stat getters were Warkentine with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 6 steals; Elena Rempel with 13 points, 13 rebounds, 3 steals; and Swan with 8 points, 11 rebounds.

Saturday leaders included Rempel with 16 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals; Warkentine with 14 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals; Mahara with 12 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists; and Swan with 11 points, 14 rebounds.

Next action for Providence basketball will take place at Red River College this weekend Friday, February 3rd and Saturday, February 4th. Please visit for more details.

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