Windsor Express

Windsor Express Winning Streak Erased by River Lions

Windsor Express, Brandon Robinson & Express Win at the Colosseum

The Windsor Express (3-3) lost a heartbreaker, 92-91 on  the road to the Niagara River Lions (2-3) at the Meridian Centre.

The River Lions were off to a quick start when Adam Blazek hit a deep three.
Maurice Bolden responded with a three of his own to tie the game. The Express were leading the River Lions 14-9 midway through the first quarter, with Maurice Bolden contributing four three pointers alone. The Express were able to finish the quarter with a 21-19 advantage.
The second quarter was a back and forth affair for either team. Niagara opened the quarter with a bucket from Sammy Zeglinski, and Chris Commons immediately responded with a three pointer, making giving the Express back the lead 24-21 within the first two minutes. Throughout the quarter, leads were exchanged between both teams, and each team had tied the score 9 times. Windsor and Niagara finished the first half, tied 46-46.
The Express put up 8 points in the first two minutes of the third quarter, with Maurice Bolden contributing 4 of those 8 points. The River Lions committed three fouls in that time as well, and the Express took back the lead, 54-48. With less than three minutes left in the quarter, the Express had their largest lead of the night, 69-58. The River Lions were able to close the gap in the last minute of the game, but the Express closed the quarter with a 73-65 lead.
Niagara’s offence brought back life into their team in the fourth quarter. Marcus Lewis hit back to back three pointers to tie the game at 81-81 with over seven minutes remaining. Windsor and Niagara tied once again at the 2:04 mark, at 87-87. The lead changed four times in the last two minutes of the game. Russ Conley sealed the win
for Niagara with a jumper as the quarter winded down. Niagara went on to win by one, 92-91.
Maurice Bolden finished with 23 points for the Express. Brandon Robinson added 19 points, and this will be his fourth straight game with a double digit performance.

Two of the River Lions players recorded double-double performances: Logan Stutz (24 points, 19 rebounds) and Adam Blazek (12 points, 12 rebounds).

The next Windsor Express home game will be Sunday January 10th against the Niagara River Lions for a 2:00pm game start.

Windsor Express Stat Leaders

Points Rebounds Assists
Maurice Bolden (23) Chris Commons/Brandon Robinson (8) Adrian Moss (8)
Brandon Robinson (19) Maurice Bolden (7) Tony Bennett (4)
Tony Bennett (15) Tony Bennett (6) Maurice Bolden (3)

Niagara River Lions Stat Leaders

Points Rebounds Assists
Logan Stutz (24) Logan Stutz (19) Sammy Zeglinski (8)
Marcus Lewis (20) Adam Blazek (12) Logan Stutz (3)
Sammy Zeglinski (18) Sammy Zeglinski (7) Adam Blazek (3)

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