The Tampa Bay Rebels played the Heartland Prowl during Memorial Day Weekend in Lake Wales. The home team got off to a good offensive start that put them 18 points ahead early in the game. The Rebels second unit got in the game in the second quarter and, with a great defensive effort, made the score 61 – 59 at the half.
The second half of the game saw the Prowl running the floor and making shots, while the Rebels allowed second opportunities leaving the final score 123 – 101. For the Rebels forward Stan Bufford had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Jamison Clark came off the bench to produce 19 points and 4 rebounds. Coach Rojas commented at the end of the game, “The Prowl played very well tonight, we came back in the game, but we couldn’t match their intensity. They deserved to win."
The Rebels return to action on June 1st as they face the Florida Flight in Orlando. To get the latest on team information, please visit www.tampabayrebels.com.