KENSINGTON, P.E.I. – The Island Storm scored 50 points in the third quarter to blow out Pure Passion Sport 147-109 in exhibition basketball action in Kensington.
The Storm led 32-30 after the first quarter and held a 65-58 advantage at the half, but after outscoring the New Jersey-based squad 50-26 in the third went to the fourth up 115-84.
Sampson Carter led the Storm with 27 points and nine rebounds while Jarrell Tate contributed 20 points off the bench. Robbie Robinson chipped in 18 points while Alex Campbell contributed nine assists, eight rebounds and eight points.
Hakeem Rogers had 24 points off the bench for Pure Passion Sports.
The Storm opens the National Basketball League of Canada regular season Friday at 7 p.m. at home against the Cape Breton Highlanders.