The Cape Breton Highlanders were back in action January 6th at Centre 200 against the Island Storm.
Highlanders led the game 27-24 after the first quarter and at halftime Highlanders trailed the Island Storm 51-46. In the fourth quarter, the Island Storm grabbed the win 115-107 to earn the victory over the Highlanders in another close game that came down to the final minute of action.
Hank Thorns led the Highlanders with 25 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. Shaquille Keith scored 20 points. Keith Thomas grabbed 16 points and 6 rebounds.
Jahill Carson led the Island Storm with 24 points and 4 assists. Terry Thomas scored 23 points, and Nick Okorie picked up 14 points and 4 assists.
The Cape Breton Highlanders face the Saint John Riptide Friday, January 13th , at the Harbour Station in Saint John.
The Cape Breton Highlanders Franchise is one of 10 professional basketball teams in the National Basketball League of Canada. The Highlanders’ ownership group is comprised of successful business and community leaders in Cape Breton and led by President and General Manager Tyrone Levingston.