Wednesday, March 22, 2018, Niagara, ON – The St. John's Edge (24-14) finished off their road trip with a convincing 15-point victory over the Niagara River Lions (6-30) 118-103. The victory places St. John's at the top of the Central Division with a .5 game lead over the London Lightning.
St. John's Edge:
The Edge were led by a scoring committee with 4 players finishing with over 20 points. Xavier Ford led the charge in the second half and finished with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 1 assist. Charles Hinkle and Wally Ellenson both chipped in with 21 points and Jarryn Skeete, in his second straight game as a starter, finished with 20 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists.
Niagara River Lions:
The River Lions were led by Samuel Muldrow who finished with 22 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Kris Joseph contributed 15 points 6 rebounds and 3 assists in the losing effort. River Lion Jaylon Tate scored a double-double of 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Inside the Numbers:
St. John's went 46-for-89 (51.7 percent) from field-goal territory and went 17-for-36 from three-point range (47.2 percent)
The River Lions went 12-for-35 (34.3 percent) from three-point territory and received 42 points from the paint.
The St. John's Edge head home to play their final regular season home games at Mile One Centre versus the River Lions, the next game is slated for Saturday, March 31st, Tip-off is 4:00 PM NDT. 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, for more details go to www.sjedge.ca. Group rates are available and can be obtained by contacting Kenny O'Leary at Kenny@sjedge.ca.