Three-Headed Monster Leads Sting

Three-Headed Monster Leads Sting

Dakoda Lewis, Jordan Anderson and Isaiah Ankra led the Seneca Sting (5-1) to an 81-74 win over the Centennial Colts (4-3).

The trio combined to score 52 of the Sting's points (64%) on a night when fans braved the cold, snowy conditions to once again pack the Hive.

The Sting dominated the opening quarter, jumping out to a 22-11 lead after ten minutes thanks to the hot shooting of Anderson.

Following a sluggish second quarter, Ankra lifted the home side, scoring seven points in the quarter to increase the Sting lead to 59-51 through three quarters.

The Colts battled back in the fourth quarter, closing the game to 77-74. Ricky Ricketts scored with 54 seconds remaining to provide some breathing room and Lewis put an exclamation point on the victory, stealing the ball and throwing down a thunderous dunk which brought the home crowd to its feet with 26 seconds left.

Lewis finished with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals. Anderson matched Lewis' 18 points while adding 3 rebounds and 3 assists. Ankra added 16 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists for the Sting.

Dieu Merci topped the Colts with 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting, including 5-for-5 at the free throw line, while adding 8 rebounds. Josh Sales added 13 points and 7 rebounds and Isaiah Cromwell-Wright finished with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists off the bench.