Edge fend off the Lightning

Edge fend off the Lightning

A spirited fourth quarter saw teams exchange leads six times; however it was the St. John's Edge (6-2) pulling out the victory in the end with a 126-123 win over the London Lightning (1-3) Tuesday evening at Mile One Centre. Carl Englishdrained both his free throws with 11-seconds remaining to secure the win.

Charles Hinkle lead the way for the Edge as he put up 31 points, along with three steals. English finished the night with 28 points, while Rashaun Broadus chipped in with 22.

Ryan Anderson put up a game-high 34 points and 11 rebounds in the loss for the Lightning. Kirk Williams Jr. had 20 points and Bryan Akinkugbe added 17. 

Inside the Numbers

St. John's went 18-for-35 (52 percent) from the 3-point line. London managed 54 rebounds and picked up 52 points inside the paint. Both teams combined for 63 personal fouls in a chippy affair. 

Up Next

The St. John's Edge wrap up their four-game homestand Wednesday with a rematch against the London Lightning, tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 NST and the game 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 Melissa Kavanagh at melissa@sjedge.ca

 

Written by Adam Reid