MISSISSAUGA, ON – The Canton Charge (19-26), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, fell on the road to the Raptors 905 (27-17), 106-97, at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga on Saturday afternoon. The hosts outscored the Charge 34-17 in the fourth quarter to surge ahead for the victory.
The Charge had a trip of 20+ point scorers, led by Grant Jerrett’s 25 points and four assists in 42 minutes. Marcus Thornton scored 22 points on 6-of-10 three-point shooting and dished out a season-high tying nine assists in 39 minutes. JaCorey Williams scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 36 minutes. Scochie Smith had an all-around effort of 14 points, eight assists, six boards, four steals and four blocks in 40 minutes.
Lorenzo Brown led all scorers with 30 points to go along with seven rebounds and five assists in 35 minutes. Shevon Thompson added 14 points and seven rebounds in 25 minutes of relief off the bench. Fuquan Edwin had 12 points, five rebounds and three steals in 22 minutes. The Charge bench was outscored 52-12 by the Raptors 905 reserves.
The Wine & Gold are back home tomorrow for Family Day presented by Dunkin Donuts 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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