PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Canton Charge (2-4), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, were defeated on the road by the Delaware Blue Coats (2-4), 113-94, at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night.
In his debut after being acquired via trade yesterday, Jaron Blossomgame led Canton with a double-double of 21 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes off the bench. JaCorey Williams had his fourth consecutive 20+ scoring game by netting 20 on 6-of-12 shooting with four boards in 20 minutes off the bench. After a Scoochie Smith bucket on the first possession of the game, Delaware scored 12 straight points that saw them take the lead for good.
The Blue Coats got a double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds out of Cameron Oliver in 27 minutes off the bench. Haywood Highsmith poured in 19 points on 5-of-8 from three-point range plus six boards in 32 minutes. Jared Brownridge chipped in 18 points in 24 minutes. Delaware hit 12-of-19 form the field and 6-of-12 from three-point range in the first quarter and built up a lead by as many as 19.
Scoochie finished with 10 points, six rebounds and eight assists in 32 minutes for Canton. Bonzie Colson II hit 5-of-10 from the field and scored 15 points in 27 minutes. Kobi Simmons scored 11 points and Billy Preston scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds in 25 minutes.
The Charge begin the first of two matchups at the Capital City Go-Go on Friday, November 23rd at 7:00 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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