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Bulldogs overcome Rams as BVIBF launches Women's League

on Sunday, 12 June 2016. Posted in Basketball

Bulldogs overcome Rams as BVIBF launches Women's League

after 40 odd years the BVI Basketball Federation has finally got a Women’s League underway as on Saturday 11th June, 2016, the Bulldogs beat the Rams 47-38, at the Multi Purpose Sports Complex.

Whilst the first game of the night had featured another one sided win for the Stingers, the Ladies game was an evenly matched see saw affair between a bunch of talented female players.

On one side was the younger Rams, most of whom are part of the U16 squad in training for a Tournament in Guyana and on the other a more experienced cadre of girls, but it was the youngsters who stormed into an early lead, 17-7, to be up by ten at the end of the first quarter.

With bench rotations coming into effect and the likes of Joi Victor and Chelcey Hodge changing the dynamic for the Bulldogs, the defecit was almost wiped away by half time and the Rams led by just one , 22-21.

The game was still anyone’s and it was hard to tell who the quickly swelling crowd were backing, but at the end of a racous third quarter the Rams led by two at 30-28.

With Victor playing basketball like a high speed ballerina and Tamara Phillip solid under the rim at both ends of the court, the Bulldogs slowly began to overhaul the Rams and saw a 19 – 8 quarter see them over the line.

Phillip finished with 11 points and 18 rebounds, Victor 11 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals, Alana Chalwell 10 with 16 rebounds.

Shauliqua Fahie top scored for the Rams with 14 points, 8 rebounds, 3 blocks, 5 assists and 4 steals, Claury Scatliffe notched 8 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists, Mahkalya Pickering also scored 8 points and added 3 steals, whilst Myka Walwyn grabbed 8 rebounds.

 

Walwyn leads St Georges to back to back BD Basketball Wins

on Monday, 01 February 2016. Posted in Basketball

Walwyn leads St Georges to back to back BD Basketball Wins

As the 6TH Annual BD Basketball Inter Primary School League continued on Saturday in the Multi Purpose Sports Complex, St Georges notched two wins

Fist up they beat Francis Lettsome 27-6, with Kyron Walwyn notching 6 points and 7 rebounds. Xilomar Gunn added 8 points, whilst for Francis Lettsome, Frankeisha Browne picked up 4 points and 5 rebounds and Neville Brathwaite had 4 rebounds

Walwyn then top scored with 13 points and 8 rebounds as St Georges beat Willard wheatley 24-16.  Taisa Foy notched 12 rebounds and gunn 5 with 6 steals. For Willard wheatley, T’Coy Tyson scored 9 points, J’hka Smith 5 and Quiandre Pitt picked off 4 rebounds.

In other games, Althea Scatliffe beat Ivan Dawson 28-23 with Shael Lavacia scoring 11 points and 6 rebounds. Jamar Thomas scored 9 points and 4 rebounds, whilst for Ivan Dawson, D’relle Clyne scored 6 points, St Joy Schneider 4 and Edrich How 2 with 3 rebounds.

Enis Adams lost 22-18 to Francis Lettsome , for whom D’mani Christopher scored 15 points.

Dimitri Sprauve scored 9 for Enis Adams and Daniel Niles 5.

Willard Wheatley beat Enis Adams 24-22 thanks to 4 points and 7 rebounds from Tyson, 10 points from Pitt and 8 from Ernest Jacobs. Asonji McCall picked up 4 points, 10 rebounds for Enis Adams, Sprauve 5 points and James Williams 7 points.

Pelican Gate also recorded a 30-23 win over Ivan Dawson  with Tyler Franks scoring 26 points with 9 rebounds and Jaden Augustine 6 rebounds.

Clyne scored 13 for Ivan Dawson and J’kari Smith picked up 5 rebounds

Wins for St Georges and Pelican Gate in BD Basketball

on Saturday, 23 January 2016. Posted in Basketball

Wins for St Georges and Pelican Gate in BD Basketball

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.

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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.

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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.

SCBBC Christmas District League reaches Finals Day

on Monday, 07 December 2015. Posted in Basketball

SCBBC Christmas District League reaches Finals Day

the Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club’s District Christmas League will be hosting the 13-15 Division Play Offs on Friday 11th December, 2015 at the Multi Purpose Sports Complex.

In the latest round of matches, District 4 beat District 1 30-11, led by Kimoi Walters who scored 11 points with 6 rebounds. Diorys Joseph added 7 points with 2 steals and Nixon Hamilton finished with 6 points and 4 rebounds

For District 1, D’Aundre Penn had 6 points

Due to a lack of players District 3 then had to concede defeat to District 7 despite leading 15 – 9 when the Referees had to call the game due to the player rotation rules.

Donald Layne recorded 4 points for District 7, whilst K'ntenay Maduro had 7 points, K'Andre Clarke 4 with 4 rebounds and Keshawn Esprit 4 for District 3

The last game last weekend also came to a disappointing end as District 4 were awarded the match after District 5 were penalized for ill discipline.

District 4 were already well on their way to the win when the Referees called the game off, leading 21 -9.

Joseph had reached 10 points, Walters 7 with 6 rebounds and Renrick Massac 4 points

The Friday Night Play Offs begin at 6.30pm when District 1 take on District 7 for the right to face District 4 in the Championship Decider

Straight after the Final will be the Trophy Presentation and Closing Ceremony.

Meanwhile in the 9-12 Division Parson’s Green Machine will be taking on Albion for the Championship on Thursday 10th December, on the outdoor court in Sea Cows Bay at 5pm

The last regular season game saw them cruise past the Blue Brothers 37-23 with Keshawn Esprit notching 16 points and 8 rebounds. Jason Audain finished with 12 points and 3 rebounds, whilst    Jamar Thomas had 7 points.

Top Scorer for the Blue Brothers was Raphael Singh who ended up with 15 points and 3 rebounds.

Set It Off Claim 5th Summer Jam Championship

on Sunday, 06 December 2015. Posted in Basketball

Set It Off Claim 5th Summer Jam Championship

Set It Off claimed their fifth Virgin Gorda Summer Jam Division A Championship with a resounding  84-69 win over Without A Doubt in game five on Saturday 5th December, 2015,  at the Jeffrey Caines Arena.

Set It Off , who won the series 3-1, were led by Ray Victor’s 24 points as he picked up his second Basketball Championship winners Medal, after leading the West Gunners to the Julian Fraser Save the Seed League title back in November.

Victor added four steals to his nights work, whilst Garvin Vanterpool finished with 14 points, Travis Isaac 13, Kennedy Bass 10 with 8 rebounds, Kitwana Rhymer 9 with 11 rebounds and Shamarr George 9 rebounds.

For Without A Doubt, Jevon Serrant had 26 points, Rudy Vanterpool 16, Cedric King 12 with 12 rebounds and Lemmanuel Fahie picked up 5 assists.

In the “C” Division, Hi Speed stayed alive with a 49-40 win in game four to level the series , 2-2, with On A Mission.

For Hi Speed, Jomoi Levons scored 14 points with 7 assists and 6 steals, Markell Thomas also notched 14 and Miquel Marshall made six steals

On A Mission were led by Jilani Lennards 14 points and 6 rebounds. Khamani Caul had 9 points,  Lincoln Forbes 6 and  Tyreece Carrasco 6 with 11 rebounds.

The “B” Division is also tied at 2-2 in the Best of Five Championship Series after Time to Wuk beat Buzzer Beater 85-82 in Game Four.

Stephon Caul scored 32 points with 16 rebounds, Hakeem Penn 18, Kasean Wylie 10 with 6 rebounds and Requan Fahie 9 points for Time to Wuk

Buzzer Beaters were led by 25 points from Franklyn Penn Junior, 22 from Deangelo Sampson and 12 from Jkwon Frett.

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