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Five find pot of gold against Leprechauns in high-scoring win

Sudbury defeated Lebanon 136-126
Sudbury Five AJ Mosby

The Sudbury Five were at home March 30 taking on the Lebanon Leprechauns, and they treated the hometown fans to a high scoring 136-126 victory. 

Both teams came out with their offensive A-games, but Sudbury held a slight lead of 36-33 at the end of the first quarter, thanks to strong performances from the steady hand of AJ Mosby Jr., who scored 33 points in the game, and Paul Harrison, who scored 20 of his own points in the game. 

The second quarter proved to be just as close as the first, with Sudbury edging Lebanon 24-22 and held a 60-55 lead heading into the halftime break, with Jalon Miller scoring 12 points in the game and Duane Notice scoring 11 of his own points. 

The Leprechauns kept the score close in the third quarter, winning the quarter 39-35 and thanks to games from Joe Retic, who scored 31 points in the game and Zavier Turner, with 17 of his own points, Lebanon only trailed by one point, 95-94, with one quarter remaining in the game. 

Sudbury returned with their high powered offence in the fourth quarter and scored 41 points to Lebanon’s 32 to seal the victory by a score of 136-126. 

With the win, the Sudbury Five hold a record of 13 wins and 10 losses on the season. 

The Sudbury Five next take the court on Saturday, April 6, at the Sudbury Community Arena against the Newfoundland Rogues with tipoff scheduled for 2 p.m. 


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