Xavier Moon converted two free throws to reach the target score as the Edmonton Stingers defeated the Fraser Valley Bandits 90-73 in the championship game of the CEBL Summer Series in St. Catharines, Ont., on Sunday.
Moon, who was named tournament MVP, led all scores with 31 points.
Travis Daniels added 14 points and eight rebounds for Edmonton, while Adika Peter-Mcneilly chipped in with 13 points off the bench.
All five starters for the Bandits reached double figures in scoring, including Junior Cadougan with a game-high 13.
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Fraser Valley and Edmonton were the top two seeded teams entering the tournament.
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The Bandits were considered a Cinderella story entering the Summer Series, having finished last in the standings the previous season.
The Stingers were riding a six-game winning streak entering Sunday’s contest at the Meridian Centre.