QUEBEC CITY – The Summerside Storm fell behind the Quebec Kebs early, and could not overcome the slow start in the National Basketball League (NBL) of Canada contest here Sunday afternoon.
The Kebs jumped out to a 24-11 lead after the opening quarter, and went on to defeat the Storm 108-89.
The Kebs, who outscored the Storm 29-21 in the second quarter, took a 53-32 advantage into halftime. Quebec outscored the Storm 28-25 in the third quarter for a comfortable 81-57 advantage.
The Storm, who shot 34-for-85 from the field and went 15-for 35 from the free-throw line overall, then scored 32 points compared to the Kebs’ 27 in the final quarter.
Royce Parran poured in 20 points to lead the Kebs (5-4). Other top point-getters were Yannick Anzuluni (18) and Ralphy Holmes (13).
Julian Allen’s 20 points led the way for the Storm (4-3). Jessan Gray sank 19, Al Stewart had 14 while Eric Gilchrese and Mike Williams each sank 13.
The Storm’s next game is at the Oshawa Power on Friday, Nov. 25. The Storm’s next home game is against Quebec on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.