Mont Harmon leapt out to an early lead against Pinnacle and won 53 to 38. Better ball control by the Pirates played a big roll in the tempo of the game.
With turnovers plaguing both sides the score was low as each team struggled to find a pace suitable for their opponent. The Pirates lived up to their name as they stole the ball again and again from the Panthers.
Pinnacle scored with 2:30 left in the first quarter and from there they tried to mount a comeback before the half.
Overall the first half was dominated by Mont Harmon and it showed on the score board at the half the score was 27-15.
Rebounding which is crucial seemed to be a problem for the Panthers as they lost a lot of boards both on offense and defense to the Pirates.
The second half the Panthers showed a lot of heart but couldn't come back.