The BD Basketball Inter Primary School League kicked off on Saturday Morning with two games and wins for Pelican Gate and St Georges at the Multi Purpose Sports Complex.
Many of the Primary Schools scheduled to play failed to show up, but the opening day was filled with excitement, especially in the St Georges against Enis Adams clash which went to the wire before St Georges claimed a 39-35 victory.
In line with the strict discipline codes Enis Adams sat a few of their starters and soon found themselves in a six point hole at the end of the first period. However they restricted St Georges to just two points in the second and reached half time down by two at 13-11.
Kyron Walwyn inspired the dragons in the third period with an 8 point surge.
Xilomar Gunn added five of his own and it looked like St Georges would cruise through the final period, leading 30-22.
Enis Adams, though had different ideas and with James Williams, Dimitri Sprauve and A’Mandee Glasgow, all on fire bringing it to just a two point game with just over 2 minutes on the clock.
John Marcus then made a couple of clutch jump shots to give St Georges the win, much to the delight of their vociferous supporters .
Walwyn finished with 18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks, Gunn 7 points, 6 rebounds, 6 steals and 3 assists,
For Enis Adams, Glasgow finished with 11 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals, Niel Niles 8 points, 4 rebounds , 6 steals and Sprauve 9 points, 4 rebounds.
Pelican Gate had a more comfortable win 37-10 against Ivan Dawson Primary, led by 12 points from Jaden Augustine and 7 from Tiqon McKenzie. Damien Henry grabbed 5 of Ivan Dawson’s points and Mekhi Smith 3.