Gwen Lizarraga boys and girls, Wesley girls and Sadie Vernon boys to basketball championships Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 December 2010 00:00

The Central Region Secondary Schools Basketball competition Semi-finals came to an end on Saturday December 4, 2010 at the Belize City Centre. With the completion of the semi-finals the top two schools in each division are now ready to compete for the region’s basketball title. In the third and final game of the female semi-finals series played on Saturday at the Belize City Centre, Wesley College eliminated St. Catherine Academy by the score of 29 to 13. The top scorers for Wesley College were Anna Pinto with 10 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals, Genae Samuels with 9 points and 9 rebounds and Melissa Williams with 7 points, 15 rebounds and 3 steals, while the top scorer for St. Catherine Academy was Gilda Estrada with 8 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals.

On Friday December 3, in the female semi-final game number two, the number one seed Gwen Lizarraga High School eliminated the number four seed Pallotti High School when Pallotti failed to show up for its scheduled game. In the male game, Sadie Vernon Technical High School the number one seed eliminated Wesley College the number four seed by the score of 50 to 43. The top scorers for Sadie Vernon Technical High School were Andrew Ortiz with 17 points and 13 rebounds, Dennis Brown with 10 points, 1 rebound and 4 steals, and London Reneau with 8 points, 9 rebounds and 2 steals. Meanwhile, the top scorers for Wesley College were Brian white with 14 points, 15 rebounds and 7 steals, and Vince Young with 13 points 4 rebounds and 4 steals.

On Thursday December 2, in semi-final game two, St. Catherine Academy defeated Wesley College by the score of 19 to 18. The top scorers for St. Catherine Academy were Kursha Pollard with 10 points, 1 rebound and 1 steal, and Gilda Estrada with 7 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals. For Wesley College, the top scorers were Anna Pinto with 10 points and 3 steals, and Melissa Williams with 4 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals.

In the male game, Gwen Lizarraga High School eliminated Nazarene High School by the score of 74 to 70. The top scorers for Gwen Lizarraga High School were Matthew Young with 39 points, 30 rebounds and 2 steals, Akeem Trapp with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 6 steals, and Raheem Flowers with 9 points, 2 rebounds and 5 steals. Meanwhile, the top scorers for Nazarene High School were Alejandro Baptist with 29 points, 8 rebounds and 6 steals, Anthony Neal with 16 points, and Avery Gordon with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 4 steals.