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Airport and Port of Belize lead in Firms Basketball Competition Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 November 2012 00:00

Ervin Orosco of Atlantic Bank in control of ballThe 2012 Belize District Basketball Firms Competition continued over the last week with a number of games over the weekend.

On Saturday, November 3rd, in the first of two U - 23 competition games played, Belize Bank defeated Cellular World by the score of 66-59. The top scorers for the Belize Bank were Terique Gabb with 25 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal; and Brian White with 19 points, 18 rebounds, 4 assists and a steal. Meanwhile, the top scorers for Celluar World include Marvin Skeet with 16 points, 11 rebounds, 1 assist and a steal.

In the second U-23 game, Tigersharks defeated Tuff E Nuff by the score of 77-72. The top scorers for Tigersharks were Jarett Jones with 24 points, 10 rebounds, and 2 assists; and Tyron Anthony with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and a steal. For Tuff E Nuff, the top scorers were Jarrell Velasquez with 26 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals; and Vinnie Garbutt with 24 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal.

In the Firms competition game, Port of Belize defeated Belize Bank by the score of 53-46. The top scorers for Port of Belize were Angus Cherrington with 12 points, 21 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal; and Jason Wade with 11 points, 2 rebounds and a steal. For Belize Bank, the top scorers for the Belize Bank were Troy Gabb with 19 points, 3 rebounds, an assist and 3 steals; and Dominique Guzman with 11 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal.

In the second game, BEL edged Smart by the score of 45-43 to pick up its first win of the competition. The top scorers for Herschell Armstrong with 16 points, 11 rebounds, and 2 assists; and Brandon Cadle and Jason Bennett with 10 points each. For Smart, the top scorers were Kurt Budd with 17 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal; and Jason Gentle with 12 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals.

The Firms Competition continued on Friday, November 2nd with three games on the schedule. In game one, BTL defeated Bowen n Bowen by the score of 68-46. The top scorers for BTL were Lennox Cayetano with 19 points, 20 rebounds and an assist; and Lupito Acosta with 16 points, 1 rebound, 8 assists and a steal.

For the Bowen n Bowen squad, the top scorers were Steve Bonnell with 18 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists; and Marvin Sheran with 11 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists.

In game two, Central Bank defeated Airport by the score of 64-58. The top scorers for Central Bank were Benedict Terry and Wilfred Richards with 16 points each. For Airport, the top scorers were Vince Lamb with 21 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals; and Paul Swasey with 12 points.

In the third and final game of the day, Atlantic Bank edged BWSL by the score of 51-50. The top scorers for Atlantic Bank were Keith James with 14 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists; and Ervin Orosco and Marcel Orosco with 12 points each.  Meanwhile, the top scorers for BWSL were Ashley Hemsley with 22 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals; and Lindburg Graham and Travis Lennon with 9 points each.