Port of Belize leads in Firms Basketball Competition Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 October 2012 00:00

Atlantic Bank’s Marcel Orosco scored 20 points against SmartThe Belize District Basketball Association Firms Competition continued over the last weekend with a number of games at Bird’s Isle.

On Saturday, October 20th, in the only U-23 game played, Belize Bank defeated Tiger sharks by the score of 55-46. The top scorers for the Belize Bank were Brian White with 16 points and 13 rebounds; and Lincey Lopez with 13 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 4 steals.

Meanwhile, the top scorers for the Tiger sharks were Daniel Norberto with 19 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 4 steals; and Winston Pratt with 12 points, and 5 rebounds.

In the only Firms’ game played that evening, Belize Bank won over BEL by the score of 57-46. The top scorers for the Belize Bank were Troy Gabb with 19 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals; and Eugene Courteney with 15 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals. Meanwhile, the top scorers for BEL were Lloyd Leslie with 28 points, 11 rebounds, and a steal; and Brandon Cadle with 10 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists.

The competition continued on Friday, October 19th, with three more games. In the U-23 game played, Truckers defeated Belize Heats by the score of 74-53. The top scorers for Truckers were Winston Reynolds with 15 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal; and Stannis Thomas with 14 points, and 14 rebounds.

For Belize Heats, the top scorers were Kriston August with 16 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals; and Darren Longsworth with 9 points.

In the first of two games played in the Firms Competition, Atlantic Bank won handily over Smart by the score of 64-42. The top scorers for Atlantic Bank were Ervin Orosco with 23 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals; and Marcel Orosco with 20 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals. Meanwhile, the top scorers for Smart were Kurt Budd with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals; and Alain Lovell with 12 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal.

In the second and final game of the evening, Port of Belize crushed Bowen N Bowen by the score of 72-42.  The top scorers for Port of Belize were Cecil Price with 19 points, 1 rebound, 4 assists and 3 steals; and Jason Bradley and Ian Augustine with 12 points each. For Bowen N Bowen, the top scorers were Darren Neal with 9 points and 5 rebounds; and Marvin Sheran with 8 points and 5 rebounds.