PORTLAND, ME – The Canton Charge (19-25), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, used a career night from JaCorey Williams to help defeat the Maine Red Claws (17-27), 112-103, at the Portland Expo on Thursday night. The victory gave Canton a 3-0 season sweep of Maine.
Canton’s Williams netted a career-high 29 points on 13-of-20 from the floor to go along with 11 rebounds and four assists in 38 minutes for his 11th double-double of the season. Grant Jerrett scored 26 points with nine boards and four blocks in 38 minutes. In his first career start for the Charge, Scoochie Smith had 17 points, eight rebounds and two steals in 39 minutes. Isaac Hamilton added 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting in 24 minutes off the bench.
The Red Claws were paced by 25 points on 7-of-14 from the field from Trey Davis in 31 minutes of relief. Devin Williams (15 points/11 rebounds) and Anthony Bennett (11 points/11 rebounds) each supplied a double-double for Maine.
The Charge next visit the Raptors 905 (Toronto Raptors) on Saturday, March 10th at 2:00 p.m. The Wine & Gold are back home for Family Day presented by Dunkin Donuts this Sunday, March 11th at 3:00 p.m. against the Erie BayHawks (Atlanta Hawks). The first 2,000 fans will receive a Pozzie bobblehead courtesy of Dunkin as Mascot Mania will be taking over the Civic Center! 2018-19 Charge Nation Memberships are on sale NOW! Place your $100 per seat initial payment today and receive the rest of the 2017-18 season for FREE in addition to all the other great benefits of being a Charge Nation Member. Visit CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944 to sign up today.
The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and are also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Chairman and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
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