The train just keeps on rolling for the still undefeated Boom-Shakalaka. This week they had their most dominant win against the Basket Hounds, defeating them 145-53. Boom-Shakalaka only had four players, but each of them ended the game recording a triple-double.
From start to finish, it was an offensive explosion for Boom-Shakalaka. Jose Mercado, both the team and league’s leading scorer, put up a high of 62 points, with countless impressive dunks. Mercado was not the only one to have an explosive night. Lucas Martin put up 34 points, with eight three-pointers.
Though it was a rough night for the Basket Hounds, they were able to come out looking stronger in the second half, putting up 21 points in the fourth quarter. Mike Bartholomew dominated for the Basket Hounds’ offense, putting up 39 of their 53 points. There is something to be said for the Basket Hounds who did not quit, despite the score. Even their fans continuously cheered them on right until the final buzzer.
“We’re just going to continue to keep doing what we’re doing,” Marc Belleville said. “Getting rebounds, taking shots…just keep up with what we’re doing.”