Miracles Give up a Tough One to the Storm
(Moncton, NB) The Moncton Miracles lost to the Summerside Storm in a full out battle with a final score of 94-103.
The game began with Miracles fans standing until Moncton scored their first basket. Tyrone Levett drained a 3 to put the first points on the board. The Miracles started off strong and had an early lead, which would not hold for long. By the 5 minute mark the scored was tied up at 13-13. The first quarter ended with the Miracles leading 21-19 over the Storm.
Moncton continued to turn the ball over and in no time at all were down 25-35. Darrell Wonge started making some shots for the Miracles and slowly they started to tighten the spread. Time-out was called by Moncton at 3:28 and the score was 36-40. At the end of the first half the Miracles were down 43-46.
The Storm came out even stronger in the second half and the Miracles trailed by as much as 19 points. Moncton continued to battle back but could never close the gap completely.
Devin Sweetney and Darrell Wonge led the way for the Miracles both with 19 points. Tyrone Levett followed with 17 points.
Avery Smith was the top scorer for the Storm with 20 points. Chris Cayole was right behind him with 16 points.
The Miracles play their next game against the Halifax Rainmen on Sunday, November 11th. Tip-off is 2pm at the Halifax Metro Centre. The next home game will be Wednesday, November 14th against the Saint John Mill Rats.
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