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Highlanders defeat River Lions 127-109 at Centre 200
April 16, 2017
Cape Breton Highlanders Media
The Cape Breton Highlanders were back in action on Easter Sunday at Centre 200. The Highlanders hosted the Niagara River Lions for the first time this season. Cape Breton took the victory 127 – 109.
The Highlanders started off strong in the first quarter, leading the River Lions 33 -27. The River Lions fought back hard in the second to lead the Highlanders 65 – 58 at the half. In an exciting fourth quarter, the Highlanders outscored the River Lions 35 - 14 to take the win over the River Lions.
Chad Frazier led the Highlanders with 27 points, 6 assists, and 6 rebounds. Deronn Scott nailed 19 points, including 5 well-timed 3 pointers. Billy Rush and Booker Woodfox chipped in 16 points apiece.
Leading the River Lions was Antonio “Scoop” Jardine with 26 points and 5 assists. Carl Hall scored 19 points.
The Highlanders play the Halifax Hurricanes on April 19 at the Scotiabank Centre.