By Amanda Zumpano, WTOP10-TV
The women’s basketball team was looking for its first win of the season tonight against the Canton Kangaroos. The Lakers were successful in winning the game 71-46.
At the end of the first quarter, the Lakers were only up 13-9. Going into the half, the Lakers increased the lead to 43-22. The Lakers defense only allowed three points to be given up during the second half.
Four Lakers including, senior Heather Hebert had points in the double digits. Hebert had 17 points and did not miss any of her eight free throws. Mary Mazzella had 12 points and four rebounds. Courtney Ameele had 11 points and Zana Dillard had 10.
Canton had 46 rebounds compared to Oswego’s 35 but still turned the ball over 24 times. The Laker defense had 14 steals.
Oswego will play its first SUNYAC game on Saturday at 3 against the Cortland Red Dragons.