Edmonton Stingers beat Guelph Knighthawks to extend win streak to 5 games

A file photo of a basketball.
A file photo of a basketball. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ross D. Franklin

Adika Peter-Mcneilly finished with 21 points and nine rebounds, and the Edmonton Stingers downed the Guelph Knighthawks 85-71 on Monday in the Canadian Elite Basketball League.

Peter-Mcneilly was helped on offence by Travis Daniels, who finished with 17 points for the Stingers (5-1). Xavier Moon chipped in 12 points.

Joel Friesen led the Knighthawks (3-2) with 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting in only 13 minutes of floor time. Kimbal Mackenzie added 12 points as Guelph shot just 34 per cent from the field.

Edmonton outscored Guelph 25-9 in the second quarter and cruised the rest of the way to its fifth win in a row and top spot in the league standings.

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The CEBL Summer Series is a 26-game, round-robin competition being held at Meridian Centre that will decide the second-year league’s 2020 champion. Games are being played with no fans in attendance.

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