Thursday, February 15, 2018, London, ON - The St. John's Edge (16-10) dropped the first game of a four-game road swing to the London Lightning (17-8) 116-103 Thursday evening. With the victory the London Lightning maintain the top spot in the Central division.
St. John's Edge:
Carl English led the Edge with 29 points, 5 rebounds, and 1 assist. Charles Hinkle put together a strong game first quarter for the Edge by dropping 13 points, Hinkle finished with 18 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists. Newcomer Ryan Reid put forth a strong effort in his first game in the blue and yellow by putting up 10 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists before fouling out midway through the fourth quarter.
The Lightning were led by Kyle Johnson and his 25 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists after coming off the bench. Ryan Anderson and Garrett Williamson put up 17 points to push the Lightning over the top.
Inside the Numbers:
St. John's went 8-for-29 (27.6 percent) from three-point territory, while hitting 27-35 (77.1 percent) of their free throws.
The Lightning went 10-for-34 (29.4 percent) from three-point territory, while getting 55 points contributed from players off the bench.
The St. John's Edge continue on the road to take on the Niagara River Lions, Saturday, February 17th, Tip-off is 8:30 PM NST. All games will be streamed live on www.sjedge.ca.
Edge Season Tickets, Five and Ten Game Packages and Single Tickets are now available and can be purchased in person at the Mile One Centre box office, by phone at 709-576-7657 or online at www.mileonecentre.com. Group rates are available and can be obtained by contacting Kenny O'Leary at Kenny@sjedge.ca.