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San Pedro Tiger Sharks win again in Basketball competition Print E-mail
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Thursday, 01 February 2018 00:00

The 2018 National Elite Basketball League competition continued over the last weekend with two games on the schedule.

On Saturday 27th January, 2018, at the Sacred Heart College Auditorium in San Ignacio Town, the visiting San Pedro Tiger Sharks defeated Verdes Basketball Club by the score of 96-84.

The top scorers for the San Pedro Tiger Sharks were Raul Roches who scored 20 points to go along with his 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals; Douglas Valley with 19 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals; Jamal Kelly with 17 points, 3 rebounds, 10 assists and 3 steals and Jihad Wright with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.

For the host team Verdes Basketball Club, the top scorers were Jamie Carbajal with 18 points and 3 rebounds, Ivan Flowers who contributed 17 points along with his 1 rebound, 3 assists and 2 steals and Elvis Usher Jr. who scored 15 points, had 3 assists and 2 steals.

This was the San Pedro Tiger Sharks second win in as many outings.

The competition then continued on Sunday 28th January, 2018, at the Russell “Chiste” Garcia Auditorium in Dangriga Town between the Dangriga Dream Ballers and the Orange Walk Running Rebels.

At the end of the game played, home team Dangriga Dream Ballers, defeated the Orange Walk Running Rebels by the score of 90-58.

The top scorers for the Dangriga Dream Ballers were Brandon Flowers with 21 points and 4 rebounds; Daniel Nolberto who scored 15 points to go along with his 1 rebound and 3 assists and Dillmore Conorquie who contributed 10 points, had a rebound along with 2 assists and 2 steals.

Meanwhile, the top scorers for the Orange Walk Running Rebels were Roger Reneau with 16 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists and a steal and James Ewing with 13 points, 1 assist and 1 steal all in a losing effort.

The competition will continue this coming weekend with three more games on the schedule.

On Friday 2nd February, 2018, at the UB Gymnasium in Belmopan at 9:00 pm the defending champions the Belmopan Bandits will go up against the Dangriga Dream Ballers. At the St. Catherine Mercy Centre Auditorium in Belize City also at 9:00 pm the Belize City Defenders will go up against the Orange Walk Running Rebels.

The competition will then continue on Saturday 3rd February, at 9:00 pm out at the San Pedro High School in San Pedro Town, the league’s leading San Pedro Tiger Sharks will entertain the Belize Smart Hurricanes.