UCity took control of the game in 3rd quarter by outscoring Bishop DuBourg 25-7. The Lions played the first half like they were stuck in mud. The typical energy and defensive intensity the Lions play with was absent but the insertion of Justin Holland, Tyler Jackson and Bryce Spiller provided a much needed spark for the Lions. Lions still found themselves down 30-27 at halftime.
The Lions played inspired basketball to begin the 3rd quarter, behind the strong play of junior forward Carlton Thomas. The defensive pressure created by the Lions caused DuBourg problems which spurred UCity to a huge lead.
UCity kept their foot on the pedal during the forth quarter to extend lead too as much as 19 points. The Lions were able to play all available players and won by a final score of 71-62.
Carlton Thomas-25pts, 9rebs
Jalen Hampton-17pts, 8rebs