Cornwall - Apr. 14, 2012 - The Cornwall Bantam Lions took the court at St Mary's High School in Brockville today to compete in their final tournament of the season for the Eastern Ontario Basketball Association.
The Cornwall Bantam Lions, who are ranked fourth out of seven in the A division, faced Kemptville in their first game today where the Lions executed their offence quickly in the first half taking the lead by 20 points. The final score was 40-29 for the Lions. Most points were scored by: Roheel Awan 21, Caleb Fontaine 8 and Josh Mesman 8.
In their second game, the Cornwall Bantam Lions opposed the strongest team in the league, the Ottawa Thunderbolts who are ranked first in the division. Cornwall demonstrated strong defencive skill holding Ottawa back to a score of 29-20 at half time. The Thunderbolts came in strong in the third quarter scoring multiple consecutive three pointers. The Lions persevered but failed to keep up to the Thunderbolts and therefore lost the game 72-39. Top Cornwall Lions points went to: Roheel Awan 16, Nathan McCabe 5, Josh Mesman 3, and Carter McLean 3.
The Cornwall Lions play their finall game of this tournament tomorrow and will take on Brockville or Nepean.
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