Sudbury Five lost in the semi-finals game 3 against the KW (Kitchener-Waterloo) Titans on Friday night, May 20. The Titans won 132-126 in a close game against the Sudbury Five, leaving the Titans at 2-1 in the game series against the Sudbury Five.
The Five consistently out-scored the Titans in every single quarter after half-time prior to the game on Friday night. In fact, Sudbury had more success against KW during regular season. As a team, the Five made 35 threes in the series prior to the game last night.
The first two quarters of game 3 ended with 61-56 for KW in a tight back and forth. Braylon Rayson led the way for the Five having scored 34 points for the game with 14 field goals, four three-point shots, two free- throws and five rebounds.
Jaylen Bland and Jeremy Harris both contributed 23 points each to the game as well. Harris sunk in seven field goals, seven free-throws and two three-point shots with seven rebounds. Harris had also been announced as NBL Canada Newcomer of the Year on May 16. Bland had seven field goals, six free-throws and three three-point shots with 13 rebounds.
The Five will be entering game 4 tonight with the Titans leading the series 2-1. The game will be held on the Titans’ home turf at 7:00 p.m.