Lancer guard Kayah Clarke evades Lakehead’s Tiffany Reynolds.Lancer guard Kayah Clarke makes a move around Lakehead’s Tiffany Reynolds.

Lancer women’s basketball advancing to round two

Lancer women’s basketball, ranked sixth in the country heading into the post-season, will continue its playoff run after a 96-42 first-round victory over the Lakehead Thunderwolves in the St. Denis Centre on Wednesday. Kayah Clarke’s 21 points led all scorers

The Lancers move on to take on the Brock Badgers in the Ontario University Athletics quarter-finals in St. Catharine’s on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. on Fans looking to make the trip to the game can purchase tickets in advance at

The men’s team fell in the first round with a 94-66 loss to the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury. Get the details at

In the weekend’s other varsity sports action:

Track and field will compete in the Ontario University Athletics championship tournament at the Toronto Track and Field Centre on the campus of York University, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22.

Volleyball will close out the regular season at home, hosting Brock on Friday and McMaster on Saturday in the Dennis Fairall Fieldhouse. Both nights the women play at 6 p.m. and the men at 8 p.m.

All these contests will be livestreamed on