In men’s league basketball action Thursday night at the Civic Center, Tiger Lily defeated The Dream Team, 69-54. The game was close throughout.
Tiger Lilly built an eight-point lead after the first quarter and led 26-18. The Dream Team would cut into the lead in the second quarter, and Tiger Lilly’s lead was trimmed to five, going into the half 39-34.
John Collins led the way for Tiger Lily in the first half, scoring 13 points. Corey Richardson led The Dream Team in scoring at the half with 13 points.
Tiger Lilly would continue to hold the lead after the half and would hold a 50-41 advantage going into the final quarter. The Dream Team never got any closer, and Tiger Lily, pulled away at the end with a 69-54 victory. The win put Tiger Lily in third place in the standings, while The Dream Team remains winless.
In the victory, Tommy Jones led Tiger Lily in scoring with 16 points, while Collins poured in 15 points. Richardson led the Dream Team in defeat with 18 points, while Zack Lorentzen added 9 points. Both teams will be back in action this week at the Civic Center.