Road Loss Taints Strong Performances

By Ted Beale

(WINDSOR, ON) – In their first game action of 2017, the St Clair men’s basketball team fell 96-81 to the Redeemer Royals in Ancaster Saturday afternoon.

Redeemer quickly built a 28-13 lead after the first quarter, shooting 67% from the field, and the Saints trailed 44-34 by halftime. Needing a strong third quarter St Clair struggled and gave up 29 points, countering with only 14.

The Saints were just 5-of-20 from 3-point land and were out rebounded 42-31 in the game.

Will Lara-Caston led St Clair with 20 points while teammate Anthony Limbombe contributing 18 and 5 rebounds.

Gil Atencio had a double-double, scoring 13 points to go with 11 rebounds for the Saints. Atencio also swatted away 3 blocked shots.

Jermaine Lynch and Lance Drummonds each logged double figures for St Clair, scoring 10 points apiece. Drummonds also added 10 rebounds for a double-double.

The next scheduled game for St Clair is January 27 at the Lambton Lions in Sarnia. They’re next at home on February 3 when they welcome the Fanshawe Falcons at 8:00pm at the Sportsplex.


About the Author

Ted Beale
Ted Beale is an Athletic Coordinator at St Clair College. He is an alumni of St Clair where he studied Journalism and Business Administation Marketing. During his years as a student he was a member of the Student Athletic Association, serving as president for two years, and was also a member of the Varsity Basketball team for four years. Ted has also served as the St Clair men's basketball assistant coach for a season. Email Ted Beale