McKinney's Spark Helps Turn Tide for Storm
(Summerside, PE) The Summerside STORM decided to start Islander Doug McKinney to provide a spark for the team and fans and the move helped the STORM go out to a 28-10 first quarter lead enroute to a 107-86 win over the Moncton Miracles Sunday afternoon before 1,602 at Credit Union Place in Summerside.
Greg Plummer scored a team franchise record 40 points to go along with 7 assists and 8 three point shots to lead the STORM. Antonio Ballard had another solid game with 22 points and 14 rebounds while Al Stewart had 10 assists and 9 points.
Moncton was led by Darrell Wonge and Sylvania Watkings who both scored 18 points.
Bill Stordy won the 50-50 Draw on the afternoon to win half of the $2,070 total pot. Other winners included Shannon Lonergan, Emma Vos, Haley Collister, and Alexa Vos who all won a Subway Card and tickets to the next STORM game while Greg Muirhead had his name entered in the trip for two to Porta Plata in the Shoot to Win Contest.
The STORM are out and about this week and the following is this week's schedule of community visits:
STORM Community Visits Dec 3-9, 2012
Mon Dec 3 - Lunch at Tim Hortons at 11:30 am upper Granville St
- Supper at the Brothers 2 Restaurant at 5:30pm
- at Kinsmen TV Christmas Appeal 7-9pm
Tues Dec 4 - at Salvation Army for CBC Remote for Turkey Drive 6:30 - 8 am
- Supper at Pizza Delight in Summerside at 5:30pm
- at Kensington Senior High School for Reading Program 8:30 - 11 am
Wed Dec 5 - at Birchwood Junior High for Reading Program 8:30 - 10:30 am
- Lunch at Ise's Sports in Charlottetown at 11am
- at UPEI for practice 1-3pm
- Lights for Life at PC Hospital 6-8pm
Thurs Dec 6 - Lunch at The Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club at 12 noon
- at Summerside Intermediate School for Reading Program 8:40 to 10:30 am
Friday Dec 7 - Pre-Game Meal at 5-11 West at 3pm
- Game at Home vs Windsor at 7 pm
Sat Dec 8 - at Col Gray Mens Basketball Tournament 12 noon to 3 pm
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