UNION, NJ–In one of the three 7:00 PM games on Monday night at the 2016 Kean Spring League, Sayreville was in action against Newark Arts on Court #3 at Harwood Arena. The Bombers fell behind 13-2 within the first 7:56 of the contest, and despite rallying to get within single digits late in the game, they were unable to recover as Arts won 50-45. Opeolwa Olaloko was a bright spot in defeat for the Bombers. Below are game notes from the action:
16:04–SAY ends 8-0 start by Arts with a Mike Gray transition layup. Arts run consisted of 1 of 2 FTs, a three from the left wing, and two layups.
14:26–timeout called after another Arts score for a 10-2 lead.
12:04–ARTS–three from left wing for a 13-2 lead.
9:19–SAY–goes on a 4-0 run on a layup by Ope Olaloko and a tap in by Jahsim Floyd for a 14-6 Arts lead.
7:10–SAY–scores 4 of the last 6 points including one of two FTs by Floyd and a three from the left corner by Olaloko for a 16-10 Arts lead.
5:58–timeout with Arts still leading 16-10.
5:04–Arts on a 5-0 run on a three and a layup for a 21-10 advantage.
0:00–Arts closes half on a 7-4 run including a straight on jumper off the dribble in the waning seconds for a 28-14 lead at the half. Mike Gray had two FTs for SAY.
16:39–Arts–ends 4-0 SAY run to start half with basket and a foul. Missed bonus FT for a 30-18 lead.
14:42–SAY–Olaloko–fouled and makes 1 of 2 FTs for a 31-19 Arts lead.
12:19–SAY–Olaloko fouled and makes both FTs for a 32-23 Arts lead. SAY on a 9-4 run.
8:45–Arts goes on a 6-3 run for a 38-26 lead.
4:30–SAY–Gray fires in three from left wing for a 40-33 Arts lead. SAY on 7-2 spurt.
2:35–Arts–timeout after a SAY putback closes gap to 7 again at 42-35.
34.0–Arts–three point play ended a 8-5 run by SAY for a 50-42 lead.
20.8–SAY–Floyd–fouled on putback attempt. Makes 1 of 2 FTs for a 50-43 Arts lead.
5.7–Arts–calls timeout after SAY’s Zac Kaczmarek sinks a jumper for a 50-45 Arts lead.
0.0–Arts wins 50-45.