Ace Hardware and Truly Nolen

By Ralph Zamora and Carina Dominguez

The game was competitive the whole time with both teams scoring back to back points and it resulted in an Ace Hardware win 44-42.

Ace Hardware started off strong with a three pointer. Then Zaire Hayes (#4) grabbed a steal for Truly Nolen.

Aiden Tesley (#8) made a layup and drew the foul for Ace. He also made the extra point. Then Truly Nolen’s Mateo Pichardo (#2) made a nice assist to Hayes. 

Ace Hardware’s Alexis Duran (#2) blocked a shot but Truly Nolen was up 24-23 at the half. 

Going into the 3rdquarter this head to head match up continued to push the foul count.

Truly Nolen’s Ezra Jacobs (#11) had a block then Israel Varela (#12) hit a three pointer for Ace.

Jaiden Sanders (#9) hit the last shot in the 3rdquarter for Ace to bring the score to 34-34 going into the 4thquarter. 

Sanders started the 4thwith a steal. Varela was fouled and missed the free throw with three seconds left in the game but they were up and won the game.