STOCKTON, CA – The Canton Charge (6-2), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, had their four-game win streak snapped at the hands of the Stockton Kings (5-3), 119-111, at the Stockton Arena on Tuesday night.
The Kings led wire-to-wire and by as many as 22 before Canton made a late push to get back in it. Trailing 98-76 and 9:57 left in the game, the Charge made a run by outscoring the hosts 30-12 over the next 8:55 to cut the deficit to 110-106. The Kings responded with a layup on the next possession to pad their advantage and would hold off the comeback attempt, improving to 2-0 all-time against the Charge.
Canton was led by a trio of 20+ point scorers, with Sheldon Mac scoring a team-high 25 points off the bench on 8-of-17 shooting with seven rebounds in 30 minutes. Malik Newman scored 18 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, while Levi Randolph scored 13 in the third quarter and finished with 24 points as well. Sir’Dominic Pointer had an all-around effort of eight points, nine rebounds, three steals and three blocks. Tyler Cook added 10 points and seven boards in 27 minutes.
Stockton’s Gabe Vincent poured in a game-high 33 points, including a huge third quarter where he scored 17 points on 5-of-6 from three-point range. Cody Demps scored 29 points with seven rebounds and five assists in 46 minutes. Kevin Young (17 points, 12 rebounds) and Isaiah Piñeiro (18 points, 11 rebounds) both posted double-doubles in the victory for the Kings.
The Charge will make their first-ever visit to the College Park Skyhawks for a back-to-back set of games beginning this Friday, November 29th at 7:00 p.m. For Charge Nation Memberships, group outings, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to www.CantonCharge.com. or call 866-444-1944. The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers 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 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in downtown Cleveland.
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