Briercrest defeated by Rattlers

Posted: February 5, 2019
Photo by Cheryl Kozun

The Briercrest Clippers and the Medicine Hat Rattlers battled in a game that was dominated by the Rattlers. The score being 64-87 for Medicine Hat. 

In the starting minutes of play the Rattlers came out relentless, going off on a 13-4 run to start the game. The Rattlers displayed their team effort in the quarter which ended at 14-26 for the Rattlers.

In the second quarter was similar to the first, but the Rattlers pushed more momentum in the game finishing the first half 27-47. Starting off the third quarter, the Clippers tried to fill the deficit, but the Rattlers would not let off the gas. #11 Kieron Burgess was a key attribute for the Rattlers scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds. The quarter ended at 41-69.

In the last quarter of play the Clippers pushed to finish off strong and did exactly that. Although the Rattlers didn't allow for much space for Briercrest to catch fire. The final score was 64-87, Medicine Hat gaining a big win. 

Player of the game for the Clippers #16 Nic Gregersen with16 points and 11 rebounds. Briercrest heads to Lethbridge College February 15th and 16th.