Lightning Zap Express

Header-image-Shalapata-columnBy Ian Shalapata

(LONDON, ON )- After two games at the Budweiser Gardens in London, the Windsor Express is returning home with an NBL of Canada Divisional Finals tied at 1 game apiece. The Express were in control going into the 4th quarter, but couldn’t hang on in the face of a determined Lightning crew, falling 105-100.

Though Windsor trailed 25-23 at the end of the 1st quarter, the Express found themselves on even footing at the half, tied at 44. They then made a run in the 3rd frame, finishing with a six-point spread and 80-74 margin.

Brandon Robinson continued his hot hand by dropping a game-high 34 points for Windsor.

The series now heads to Windsor for two games starting tomorrow evening at 7:30pm.

In the Atlantic Division , Halifax leads the best-of-seven series 2-0 after dominating the Saint John Mill Rats in both games, 130-86 and 117-89, respectively.

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Ian Shalapata
Ian writes for and provides imagery to Square Media Group as well as accepting freelance photographic assignments. In addition, he has contributed to media organizations, sporting groups, and individuals across North America including the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Chatham-Kent Sports Network, the Golf Association of Michigan, League 1 Ontario, as well as numerous colleges and universities in Canada and the United States. Email Ian Shalapata