WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Canton Charge (3-4), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, snapped a three-game skid with a 115-105 victory over the Capital City Go-Go (2-4) on Friday night.
Canton’s offensive output in the second quarter was the difference maker in the game: The Charge hit 17-of-21 shots from the field as a team (81%) with nine of the ten players who saw the floor getting into the scoring column. Trailing 30-26 entering the second, Canton scored 44 and went up by as many as 13 en route to a 70-62 halftime lead that they would never relinquish
Cavs Two-Way Player Billy Preston led Canton with 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting with four rebounds and three blocks in 28 minutes. JaCorey Williams posted his first double-double of the year by netting 13 points and grabbing 15 boards with two steals in 23 minutes off the bench. Scoochie Smith had an all-around effort of 11 points, six rebounds and eight assists in 35 minutes. Canton’s reserves outscored the Go-Go bench on the night, 63-27.
All five Go-Go starters scored in double figures, led by Devin Robinson’s game-high 29 points with 13 rebounds and two steals in 38 minutes. Troy Brown Jr. scored 13 points on 6-of-13 shooting in 32 minutes on assignment with the Wizards. Lavoy Allen had a double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds with three steals in 31 minutes.
The two teams meet again for a matinee matchup on Sunday, November 25th at 3:00 p.m. (TV: Facebook Live). For Charge Nation Memberships, group outings, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944. 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 Monsters of the American Hockey League, who play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
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