New Garden Friends 68….Raleigh Heat 54
Raleigh - 16 11 8 19 - 54 NGFS - 15 9 22 22 - 68
Kanayo Obi-Rapu fought off a tough Raleigh defense to score a game high 22 points for the Bears and Ikenna Smart with 13 points and 15 rebounds, and Kingsley Nzekwe with 12 points and 17 rebounds each recorded a double-double. Noah Poulos hit three point shots on three consecutive possessions in the third quarter to help break open a close game as the Bears dominated the second half. Poulos finished with 16 points. Juan Urena with 3 and Nick Snyder with 2 points completed the Bears scoring. Raleigh was led by Travon Jordan with 17 and Shy Deblam with 11.