Bolts Pick Up Redemption Win
(LONDON, ON) - Despite a back and forth affair with the Sudbury Five, London earned the 122-113 victory Wednesday night. The win comes on the heels of a loss in Sudbury last Saturday. London is also able to create some breathing room in the standings as they improve to 15- 8 while the Five drop to 12-10 on the season to remain in first in the central division.
After a slow start to the first quarter, London would battle back behind Cameron Forte and take a 35-30 lead at the first quarter break before enjoying a 67-56 lead at halftime. Sudbury stormed back in the mid way through the third and took a quick one point lead before London would answer with a run to go up 12 points. London finished the game outscoring the Five 31-29 in the final frame.
Four players scored in double digits for the Bolts led by Cameron Forte's 41 points and 9 rebounds.
Xavier Moon had another spectacular game scoring 29 points, 10 points and dishing 7 assists. Rounding out the scoring for the Bolts was AJ Gaines' 16 points and Marcus Capers' double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds.
The Lightning are back in the Budweiser Gardens this Sunday March 15th at 2PM as they take on the visiting St. John's Edge. For tickets to the next home game make sure to visit the Budweiser Gardens Box Office or go to www.lightningbasketball.ca.
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