Sunday, March 11th, St. John's - Despite a solid fourth quarter by the St. John's Edge (22-13) in which they put up 34 points, it was not enough as the club fell to the London Lightning (22-12) 124-102 Sunday afternoon at Mile One Centre.
The Lightning used a strong third quarter to outscore the Edge 35-14 en route to victory. St. John's wrapped up their six-game home-stand with a very respectable 4-2 record and have two home games remaining at Mile One before playoffs begin.
St. John's Edge:
Coron Williams-St. John's player of the game, led the way for the Edge with a team-high 23 points, adding three rebounds and two assists. Wally Ellenson made 14 points, with four rebounds. Defensively, Desmond Lee chipped in with two steals.
Royce White registered a double-double, as he led the Lightning with a game-high 25 points, adding 18 rebounds and seven assists. Ryan Anderson added 20 points for London accompanied by three rebounds.
Inside the Numbers
St. John's went 15-for-19 (79 percent) from the free-throw line, the club also scored 60 points off the bench. The Lightning went 48-for-97 (50 percent) from the field-goal line and scored 58 points inside the paint.
The St. John's Edge head out on the road where they will kick off a four-game road trip beginning next Saturday against the Windsor Express. The team will return home March 31st to close out the season with a two-game series against the Niagara River Lions. All games will be streamed live on www.sjedge.ca.
Edge Playoff 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.