Airport maintains lead in Firms Basketball Competition Print E-mail
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Thursday, 01 November 2012 00:00

The Belize District Basketball Association Firms and U-23 Competitions continued at the Bird’s Isle over the weekend.

On Friday, October 26th, in the first of three games in the Firms Competition, Central Bank defeated Smart by the score of 63-46. The top scorers for Central Bank were Wilfred Richards with 21 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist and 4 steals; and Benedict Terry with 12 points, 18 rebounds, 1assist and 4 steals. For Smart, the top scorers were Scott Duncan with 22 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 4 steals; and Jason Gentle and Alain Lovell with 8 points each.

In game two, Airport continued on its winning path when it defeated Belize Bank by the score of 82-52. The top scorers for Airport were Vince Lamb and Paul Swasey with 23 points each. For the Belize Bank, the top scorers were Chris McGann with 19 points, 8 rebounds; and Dominique Guzman with 15 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals.

In the final game of the evening, Port of Belize edged BWSL by the score of 43-40. The top scorers for Port of Belize were Ian Augustine with 17 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal; and Lennox Bowman with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 2assists.

For BWSL, the top scorers were Lindburg Graham with 8 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal; and Ashley Hemsley with 8 points, 1 rebound and 3 assists and 2 steals.

The competition then continued on Saturday October 27th with two games in the U-23 competition. In game one, Tuff E Nuff defeated Celluar World by the score of 75-71. The top scorers for Tuff E Nuff were Farron Louriano with 27 points and Jamal Kelly with 17 points. Meanwhile, the top scorers for Cellular World were Justin Wade with 25 points and Marvin Skeet with 24 points.

In the second U-23 game, Truckers edged Tiger sharks by the score of 60-59. The top scorers for Truckers were Winston Reynolds with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals; and Stafford Young and Elvis Olivera with 10 points each.  For the Tiger sharks, the top scorers were Jarrett Jones with 24 points and Luis Barcelona with 12 points.

In the first Firms Competition game played, Bowen N Bowen defeated BEL by the score of 59-41. The top scorers for Bowen n Bowen were Steve Bonnell with 18 points, and 12 rebounds; and Marvin Sheran and Michael Staine with 12 points each. For BEL, the top scorers were Lloyd Leslie with 23 points, 3 rebounds and 4 steals; and Jaleel Arnold with 9 points, and 8 rebounds.

In the final game of the evening, BTL edged Atlantic Bank by the score of 63-61. The top scorers for BTL were Devon Lozano with 18 points, 2 assists and 4 steals, and Lupito Acosta with 14 points, and 2 rebounds.

For Atlantic Bank, the top scorers were Jermaine Tillett with 16 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals; Marcel Orosco with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 3 steals; and Ervin Orosco with 15 points.