Friday, July 12, 2013


On Wednesday July 10,2013 Errol Carlstrom Playaz went up against Information Investors in the Howard Pulley Pro City Summer League.

Both teams looked to push the ball down the floor early in the contest. They each looked to get fast break baskets.
Information Investors got out to an early 5-1 lead with 8:00 left in the first quarter.
Errol Carlstrom Playaz kept on shooting the ball and were able cut into the deficit, even taking the lead midway through the first quarter.
The score remained close midway through the first quarter. It didn’t take either team a long time to get used to what the other team was doing.
Errol Carlstrom Playaz looked to get baskets in transition. They were able to do that on easy layups.
There were many ties and lead changes late in the first quarter.
Cameron Rundles was all over the floor for Errol Carlstrom Playaz. Defensively he was able to get to the basket and score layups for his team. Defensively Rundles did a good job of slowing down the guy he was defending.  
At the end of the first quarter the score was Information Investors 26, Errol Carlstrom Playaz 22.
Darren Glover for Information Investors took the ball hard to the basket. He didn’t care if he got fouled. If Glover though that he had a good shot he would take it. He also showed good court vision, however, pass it off to one of his teammates for an assist if he didn’t have a good shot.
The score continued to back and forth throughout the second quarter. Neither team went on a run. I thought both teams played very well on the defensive end.
Marcus Alipate for Errol Carlstrom Playaz was all over the floor. Alipate had a nice mid-range jump shot that he shot and was dead-on. Defenders for Information Investors had a hard time guarding him because he was so quick and he had a good shot.
Information Investors did a good job of moving the ball down the floor. They were able to get into an offense and take time off the clock and get shots that were not forced and shots that they knew as a team that they could make. They also did a good job of rebounding on both ends of the floor.
Isaac Rosefelt for Information Investors Group came up with some nice shots for his team. His teammates got him the ball in clutch points in the contest. He came through for his team as he was able to get to the basket and make layups.  
At halftime the score was Information Investors 52, Errol Carlstrom Playaz 48.
As the third quarter got underway Information Investors came out and here able to hit a few quick jump shots. They were able to slow down the Errol Carlstrom Playaz on the offensive end.
Alipate continued to come up big as he was able to knock down deep three-point shots for his team.
His teammates did a good job of getting him the ball into spots where he could hit jump shots.
The score was once again tied at 58 with 6:00 left in the third quarter.
Both teams got three-ball happy in the third quarter as they looked to shoot quick three-point shots and get rebounds.
The score continued to go back and forth late in the third quarter.
Errol Carlstrom Playaz were still able to get layups on the fast break.  They were a little quicker getting back down the floor.
After three quarters of play the score was Errol Carlstrom Playaz 76, Information Investors 73.
Alipate continued to shoot the ball well in the fourth quarter. His teammates continued to get him the ball where he could hit shots.
Errol Carlstrom Playaz went on a run to start the fourth quarter. They had a 90-77 lead with 6:16 left in the fourth quarter.
Information Investors continued to shoot the ball late in the contest but they were not able to take the lead.
The game came down to the wire. In the end, however, Errol Carlstrom Playaz came away with the thrilling 102-98 victory over Information Investors.
The leading scorers for Information Investors were Isaac Rosefelt with 16 and Darren Glover with 20, and Alex Richter with 31.
The leading scorers for Errol Carlsrom Playaz were Marcus Alipate with 15, Tyler Cain with 14, Cameron Rundles with 41 and Connor Nord with 16 points.  

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