The last semi-final of the night was between the SAIT Trojans and the Medicine Hat Rattlers to see who advances to tomorrows finals. The Trojan's came right out off the start with a lot of energy, the would start off very physical and carry on the rest of the game. The first quarter looked as it was going to be a close one as the Rattlers stay close to the Trojans most of the quarter. It would be the five three-pointers that SAIT knocked down that allowed them to have a nice lead over the Rattlers heading into the second quarter. The Rattlers came back in the second and played a tough game against the Trojans as they end up outscoring the Trojan's by 2 points in that quarter. It brought the game closer but the Trojans continue into halftime up by 11 points; the score was 56-46 for the Trojan's. It would continue to be a battle for the Rattlers as they would come as close as to a 5 point difference, however, they were unable to take the lead away from the Trojans. The third ended with a score of 84-73 for the Trojans. The last quarter the Rattlers found themselves in foul trouble early and were unable to recover from it. The Trojans capitalized on the free throws as well they knocked down a lot of jumpers in the fourth quarter. The Trojans early lead allowed for them to not be caught and resulted in them taking the win tonight. The final score was 112-96 for the Trojans. The players of the game for the SAIT Trojans #30 Nicholas Molina and for the Med Hat Rattlers #8 Jaamel Slack.
The Trojan's win tonight against the Rattlers and move on to the finals
Mar 01, 2019