June 4, 2011

Slam escape the Volcanoes' fury

The Bellingham Slam scraped by the Vancouver Volcanoes with a win Friday June 3 at Whatcom Pavilion. This was the fourth of six meeting between these two clubs this season. The Slam built a strong lead in the first quarter, relying on their three-point shooting. The Volcanoes climbing back on top in the second quarter with a 55-49 halftime advantage. The teams battled for dominance through the third quarter but the Slam's defense tightened and were able to wrestle the lead away from the Volcanoes late into the fourth quarter. The game came down to one last shot with 14.7 seconds remaining on the clock the Slam clung to a one point advantage with the Volcanoes controlling the ball but the Slam's defense held their ground. Final score: 107-106. Click here to view photos of the game.

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