Storm Wash Away Rainmen
(Halifax, NS) On Friday the Rainmen travelled to Summerside to take on the Atlantic Division leading Summerside Storm, but the Rainmen fell behind thanks to a a big second quarter for the Storm, which propelled them to a 135-90 victory.
The Rainmen got off to a decent start, as they trailed 32-25 after the first quarter, but the wheels fell off in the second quarter as they were outscored 37-18 and the Storm took a 69-43 lead into halftime. The Storm continued rolling in the second half, as they won the third and fourth quarters on their way to a 135-90 victory.
The Storm were led by forward Omari Johnson who scored 24 points and added 7 rebounds, and swingman Brandon Robinson added 23. The Storm shot an impressive 52% from the field and 44% from three in the game.
The Rainmen struggled from the field, shooting 46%, under 19% from beyond the arc, and under 53% from the three point line. The Rainmen were led by Antoine Tisby with 16 points, Malcolm White with 15 and Joey Haywood and Cedric Moodie with 10 each. Halifax native Tyler Richards had a season high 9 assists off the Rainmen bench.
The Rainmen return to the Metro Centre Sunday at 2PM for a rematch with the Storm.
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