The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) Cascades women's basketball team came from behind Saturday to complete a weekend sweep of the UBC (UBC) Okanagan Heat.
The Cascades moved their record to 15-3 by downing the Heat 73-58 Friday night and 69-62 Saturday.
After turning the ball over regularly Friday and handing UFV an easy win, the Heat lived up to their name early Saturday and jumped out to an 18-2 lead.
The Cascades trailed by 15 after the first quarter. But the fourth-ranked women's basketball team in the country slowly pulled themselves back into the game.
UFV trailed by seven at the half and then managed to take the lead in the third quarter and extend it in the last period.
Chilliwack's Kayli Sartori led all Cascades with 20 points and added six rebounds and three steals. Nicole Wierks, also from Chilliwack, posted nine points, along with three steals and three assists.
On Friday, the Cascades had an easier time in beating the Heat, who finished the weekend with a record of 5-14.
While UBC Okanagan hung with the Cascades in the first half, UFV took over in the third quarter en route to a comfortable 15-point win.
The Heat committed 31 turnovers in the game to assist their opponents.
Nicole Wierks led the Cascades with 18 points and added five rebounds. Mission's Aieisha Luyken posted 14 points, while Sarah Wierks chipped in with 10 points and 15 rebounds.
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