CANTON, OH – The Canton Charge (4-5), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, improved to 2-1 at home to start the season after a 111-103 victory over the Agua Caliente Clippers (4-5) on Wednesday night at the Memorial Civic Center.
Canton was led by Jaron Blossomgame’s 24 points and two blocks in 29 minutes and his first start wearing Wine & Gold. Bonzie Colson II had 17 points and seven boards in 29 minutes. Kobi Simmons had 14 points, six rebounds and four steals in 24 minutes. Levi Randolph added 13 points and three steals in 30 minutes off the bench. Canton outscored Agua Caliente in the second half, 61-43, thanks in part to protecting the ball for just two turnovers. The Charge set a team franchise record for low turnovers in a game tonight by surrendering the ball just six times.
Agua Caliente got a big bench double-double of 19 points and 17 rebounds from Angel Delgado in 37 minutes. Manu Lecomte had 21 points and six assists in 38 minutes. Johnathan Motley also netted 21 points with six boards and a pair of blocks in 39 minutes. Jamel Artis added 11 points and six rebounds in 37 minutes.
Canton will host Family Day presented by The Canton Repository with a Charge t-shirt giveaway for fans 14 & under this Saturday, December 1st at 2:00 p.m. (TV: Facebook Live; RADIO: 99.7 FM). 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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