Power Turned off as Express Win First Round Series
(Mississauga, ON - ) The Power took on the Windsor Express in game 3 of their quarter final series today. The Power went into the game trailing 0-2 and needed a win to keep their season alive. The Express took a large lead in the first quarter, which the Power were not able to recover from as the Power's season ended with a 129-107 loss. Mark Gomillia led the Power with 23 points and 8 rebounds. David Seagers added 16 points while Morgan Lewis had 14 points and 14 rebounds. Stefan Bonneau led the Express with 33 points.
The Express came out of the gates shooting lights out, starting the game on a 26-11 run while shooting 64% from the field. The Power committed 10 turnovers in the first quarter, causing a 38-18 deficit at the end of the quarter.
At the start of the second, the Power were able to slice the Express lead down to 13 with some strong defensive play while converting on open jumpers. The Express regained control of the game when they went on an 8-3 run to bring their lead back up to 20 halfway through the quarter. The Express would hold a 72-45 lead at the half.
An 11-2 run by the Power early in the third would help the team cut into the Express' lead. Mark Gomillia scored 11 points in the quarter to help the Power lower the large lead down to 79-96 heading into the final quarter.
The Express would continue to hold the Power at bay in the final quarter, going on a 7-2 to cruise to the victory.
The Power's season ends with tonight's loss. The Power would like to thank the Mississauga fans and city for their support for a great inaugural season! The team will return to action in the Fall for the start of the 2014-2015 NBL Canada season.
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