The UPEI Panthers erased a 15-point first quarter deficit to go to the halftime trailing the St. F.X. X-Women 37-35 at the AUS women’s basketball championships at UPEI.
Rebecca Sheehan led the X-Women with 13 points and five rebounds. Lindsay Lessard and Lia St. Pierre each had eight points.
Fourth-year Panthers guard Danielle MacDonald has nine points while Jenna Jones and Kiera Rigby each have six.
St. F.X., the conference’s second-place team, led 20-19 after the first quarter.
The winner will play in Sunday’s 2 p.m. final with Saint Mary’s.