Darrel Parker & Nate Barnes combine for 75 pts but Cleveland falss to Lima 152 to 130 - Jan 24, 2013
In a game where Cleveland led at the end of the first quarter 24 to 22. Cleveland could not hold the Lima Explosion off in the end.
The Lima Explosion had a great crowd in attendance, several young student athletes, fans, and family members packed the gym to see an exciting game.
Cleveland Nate Barnes (5'10''-G-90) led Cleveland with 43 pts, 18 of which came in the first quarter. Lima Explosion Kyle Meyer (6'6''-F-88, college: Ohio Northern)continues to be the anchor that Lima leans on to get them going. Kyle Meyer (6'6''-F-88, college: Ohio Northern) dropped in 35 pts.
During the second quarter Lemar Pughsley (6'3''-G-88) shot 8 free throws which gave Lima a chance to set up there defense, and slowly creep back in the game and take the lead.
The third quarter Lima took complete control of the game with 2 three-d conversion and Willie Tisdale (5'9''-G-85, college: Cameron) catching fire to the tune of 25 pts.
Before the 4th quarter started several Lima Explosion fans put there coats on and left because Lima was up 24 pts at the end of the 3rd quarter, and they assumed the game was over, which it wasn't. Darrell Parker (6'2''-G-87), Eric McPherson (6'3''-G-86, college: Lindsey Wilson) and Vincent Maxwell (6'5''-F-86) led the charge. With Parker, Mcpherson, and Maxwell chipping in 32 pts, 20 pts, and 17pts respectively.
Cleveland cut the lead to 7 pts with 7 minutes remaining and that is when Lima went to the free throw line pretty much every possession down the stretch.
Rounding out the scoring for Lima Kyle Gillette (6'8''-F-86, college: NW Ohio) 28 pts, Lemar Pughsley (6'3''-G-88) 23 pts.
In the end Lima defeated Cleveland 152 to 130.
This has turned into a very friendly rivalry between Cleveland and Lima. Lewis Shine Lima GM continues to improve the Lima Explosion fan base, game day operations and coaching staff. Cleveland head coach Melanie Sweeney (5'9''-G/F, college: Cleveland St.) also continues to improve Cleveland's team performance.
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