The Pictou County Lightning bantam girl’s team pose for a team photo. Back row from left: Lyndsey MacKinnon (asst. coach), Aliyah Fraser, Riley Sood, Jordan MacMillan, Katelyn Biron, Courtney Smith, Sarah O’Neil and Andy MacKay (head coach) Front row from left: Karielle Floyd, Abbie Delaney, Lucia MacKay, Sabrina Snyder and Hailey Fahie.
The Pictou County Lightning bantam girl’s team continued their winning streak with a couple of wins Sunday morning against the Truro CBA Tigers.
They have now played three games, winning all of them, which is impressive as the competitive bantam girl’s team is the first team this season to play and represent the Pictou County Basketball Association.
Their win streak started Oct. 9 when they defeated Antigonish 57-28. Scoring for Lightning were: Riley Sood (27), Katelyn Biron (10), Lucia MacKay (6), Jordyn MacMillian (4), Courtney Smith (4), Sabrina Snyder (3), Abbie Delaney (2) and Hailey Fahie with one.
On Sunday they won back-to-back games against the CBA Tigers from Truro, 49-22 and 68-6.
Scoring for Lightning in the two games were: Sood (31), Smith (19), Biron (16), Fraser (11), MacMillian (10), MacKay (8), Delaney (8), Snyder (8), O’Neil (4) and Fahie with two.
This Sunday the team will be in Bedford to play two of the top contenders in Metro, the Bedford Eagles and East Preston, who are both Division 1 teams.