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Hurricanes thump Storm 101-83

The Island Storm plays in the National Basketball League of Canada.
The Island Storm plays in the National Basketball League of Canada. - Contributed
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

The Halifax Hurricanes got up early and never looked back Saturday in defeating the host Island Storm 101-83 in National Basketball League of Canada play.

The Hurricanes held quarter leads of 25-16, 60-34 and 85-54 at the Eastlink Centre as the Storm dropped its third game in as many days.

Mike Poole had a team-high 15 points for Halifax while Chadrack Lufile chipped in 14 as no starter played more than 24 minutes.

Guillaume Boucard had 21 points for the Storm while Tyree White had 11 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, four steals and three blocks.

The Storm shot 29.5 per cent (26-for-88) from the field. Halifax improved to 14-12 while the Island squad is 5-18.

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