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A's Notch First Win of the Season

November 21, 2014 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Orangeville A's News Release

BRAMPTON, ON. - The Brampton A's hosted the Saint John Mill Rats at the Powerade Centre for the Choose Action Bullying Prevention Game Friday afternoon. This initiative was supported by the Peel District School Board along with Hydro One Brampton, Brampton Safe City, Brampton Emergency Management, Phazer Electric, and Canadian Tire.

The A's notched its first victory with a 136-110 over the Mill Rats. Brampton is now 1-5 on the season.

Brampton was dominant from the start as they scored the first five baskets. Consecutive shots from downtown allowed for the maintenance of a very comfortable lead early on. The A's shot 50 percent from 3-point range and out rebounded the Mill Rats 31-16.

TyShwan Edmondson led all scorers at the half with 17 points, while Anthony Anderson of Saint John recorded 16 points.

The A's carried the same momentum into the second half as they continued to attack the basket and convert on 3-point opportunities. The Mill Rats managed to go on a little run but it was not enough to bring the A's down from their high. Brampton A's had a tremendous presence from its bench this afternoon as they outscored the Mill Rats bench 54-37.

Seven A's scored in double figures led by newcomer Brian Oliver who recorded 29 points. Anthony Harris added 21 points, while Edmondson finished with 19. Cavell Johnson dominated the boards with 19 rebounds along with 18 points.

Anderson led all scorers with 31 points on the Mill Rats behalf along with an 18 point effort by Kenny Jones.

The A's will take on the Mississauga Power tomorrow at home for a 7pm contest. The Power have a 2-0 lead of the season series against the A's. For tickets please contact [email protected] Group rates, flex packs, and single game specials still available.

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