At Mallett Gym in Lee , the Pandas scored the last seven points of the second quarter to turn a 22-17 lead into 29-17 at the half en route to the win.
Those points were a three by Nathanael Thurlow and two steals and layups by Julian Diggs. Diggs scored 16, Thurlow 13 and Brad Kong contributed 11 rebounds and five blocks for the Pandas.
Central was led by freshman Kyle Ham’s 10 points. Lee also won the JV game 49-48 on Russell Lola’s 65-foot 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Central (4-7) 4 17 23 30
Lee Acad. (7-3) 14 29 55 69