The Victoria Vikes visited Winnipeg on Oct. 26 and 27 for a series of games against the Wesmen. The men’s squad split the weekend with the Vikes, taking the Friday game 93-84 but slipping behind slightly on Saturday for a 75-72 loss. Guard Adam Benrabah played one of his best games for the Wesmen on Friday, putting up a total of 23 points and seven rebounds.
The Wesmen women came close on Friday, but after barely missing a final layup in the last seconds of the game, they fell behind 77-76. On Saturday, the team was still working to "find their way," head coach Tanya McKay told wesmen.ca. They lost 79-67 to the Vikes, though their new point guard Farrah Castillo reached a team- and career-high 24 points in the game.
Published in Volume 73, Number 8 of The Uniter (November 1, 2018)