Power Drop Game 2 110-97
(Windsor, ON - ) The Mississauga Power looked to bounce back from a tough game 1 loss tonight, taking on the Express at the WFCU Centre. Despite a strong start, the Power were not able to overcome a strong second and fourth quarter from the home team, losing the game 110-97. Kirk Williams Jr. led the Power with 30 points and 7 rebounds while Morgan Lewis provided 24 points and 7 rebounds. Stefan Bonneau led the Express with 25 points.
The Power got off to a strong start, the team held a 25-16 lead near the end of the first before the Express began to cut into the lead. Morgan Lewis and Kirk Williams Jr. combined for 16 of the team's 28 points in the first quarter. The Power held a 28-27 lead after the first. In the second, the Express went on an 18-8 run, which propelled the home team to 24 points while holding the Power to just 15 points in the quarter. The Express took control and took a 51-44 lead to halftime.
The Power came out of the third quarter and began firing on all cylinders. The Power started the quarter on an 8-3 run and followed it up with a 7-2 run shortly after. The Power cut the Express' lead to just four points heading into the final quarter.
The Express quickly took away any comeback attempt from the Power in the fourth, starting the quarter on a 10-0 run and not looking back. The Power were not able to come back from the early surge as the team lost game 2.
The series will shift to Mississauga as the Power host the Express for game 3 tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at the Hershey Centre.
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