CourtKings will play for MBL Title Sunday

The Cedar Valley CourtKings will play for the MBL Championship Sunday August 21st in Minneapolis after beating the Dayton Air Strikers 117-99 in the semi finals Saturday night. Dayton entered the semi final playoff game as the #1 seed out of the MBL East with a league best record of 12-1. The CourtKings built an 8 point lead at the end of 1 and then went to the locker room at the half up by that 8 point margin 53-45. The CourtKings outscored Dayton 33-23 in the 3rd. Both teams scored 31 fourth quarter points as the ‘Kings celebrated an 18 point win. Anthony James led the CourtKings with 25 points. Marvin Singleton registered a double double when he poured in 22 points and led the team with 13 rebounds. Marvin also led his team in assists with 5. Aundre Hicks continued to play great basketball. Hicks recorded a triple double in Friday nights opening win and folllowed that up with a double double scoring 21 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Lamar Wall added 14 points and Wakefield Ellison was the 5th Cedar Valley player to score in double figures as he added 12.
The 12-4 CourtKings will now face the Minnnesota Rangers (12-3) in the MBL championship game Sunday at 3pm. The Rangers won the two regular season games between these two teams winning both games by 3 points.

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