Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rebels Rally Falls Short




The Tampa Bay Rebels traveled to Winter Park, Florida on Sunday, June 14th to play against the Orlando Lightning. The first quarter ended with a score of 20-20. During the third quarter, the Lightning pulled ahead by as many as 15 points, but the Rebels battled back to within 8 points. Ultimately, the comeback fell short with the final score of 99 – 87 in favor of the Lightning.

Three Rebels players scored in double digits for the game. Forward Isaiah Mason had 20 points, guard Jerome Harrison had a productive second half with 17 points, and Dontarrious Thomas played both ends of the court well while contributing 16 points.

After the contest Coach Rojas commented, “This was a great opportunity to look at our guys against quality competition. The Lightning is a good physical team with a high basketball IQ. We look forward to playing them again late in the year.”

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