BY: Gerry Sofos
Seneca Sting men’s basketball team played Algonquin Wolves men’s basketball team on Friday night at Newnham Campus. They won 68-52. Jake Ohana led the way with a team high of 20 points coming off the bench. Ohana has been averaging 11.8 points per game. Elijah Green also had a big game with 16 points. Green’s been averaging six points per game. TheSting broke Algonquin’s six game win streak. The Wolves now have a record to a 7 wins and 7 losses record. Seneca improved its record to a 10 wins and 3 losses record. Seneca really wanted to win this game following a bad loss last game to George Brown 79-52. At half time there was an interview with Seneca head coach Jay McNeilly about what their plans were going into the start of the game and he said “We wanted to focus on the defensive end of our game.
“We know that they’re a dynamic team that could score in multiple ways. So we’re trying to take away 1 or 2 of those things and play to our strength and see where the ball goes from there.” Seneca was up at the half by 23 points and had played really good defence throughout the game. Seneca kept Algonquin to a field goal percentage of 26.2 percent and 16 of 61 from the field. The Sting wanted to help keep themselves in the race for top spot in the standings so this win was a much needed one.
After the game Jake Ohana said “It feels good to be back, In the winning column. “We had a tough game last game so it’s good to get that win back today.”
Seneca will be back on Saturday night with a game against La Cite at the Seneca Newnham Campus let’s see if they can build on this win.