Junior Girls softballers to Central American Championship Print E-mail
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softball jr girls.jpg - 125.26 KbThe National Junior Girls Softball Team of Belize is scheduled to leave the country on Thursday 30 July, 2015, for San Salvador, El Salvador, where it will represent Belize at the XI Central American Junior Girls Softball Championship.

The championship is for girls that were born in 1996 and after and will feature national selections from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Belize and the host country El Salvador. It is anticipated that the tournament will utilise a Double Round Robin format with the top two teams playing for gold and silver while the bottom two teams will play for bronze.

Team Belize is made up of the following players: Shareeni Soberanis, Shanaya Soberanis, Rose Vernon, Renisha Richards, Ronicia Vernon, Ashira Harris Shanae Williams, Denika Noralez, Chelsea Young, Kelsy Robinson, Tyra Moreira, Elma Wade, Kristy Terry, Shania Pook, Jalecia Jones and Shantell Longsworth.

The Head Coach is Nelberth Flowers and the Assistant Coaches are Floyd Flowers and Ruth Lamb. The Delegation is headed by Ms. Jerjet Thompson the 2nd Vice President of the Belize Softball Federation with responsibilities for the Junior Programme.

The XI Central American Junior Championship will be played at the Pablo Arnoldo Guzman Softball Stadium that is located in the Colonia Guatemala Department of San Salvador. The athletes and team officials will be living at the Central American Villa that was constructed for the 2000 Central American and Caribbean Games that were hosted in El Salvador.

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Belize Bank Bulldogs opens lead in Firms Basketball competition Print E-mail
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The Belize District Basketball Association Firms competition continued over the last weekend with five games played.

On Friday 24 July, 2015, in game one of the evening, Complex Generals picked up its first win of the campaign when it defeated Ready Call by the score of 67-58. The top scorers for the Complex Generals were Roman Williams with 18 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals; Cassian Flowers with 14 points, 19 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal and Wilfred Richards with 12 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal.

For the Ready Call squad, the top scorers were Hubert Baptist with 18 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals; Aaron Baptist with 14 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 steals and David Sutherland with 11 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal.

In the second game of the evening, the Belize Bank Bulldogs continued on its winning path when it defeated Central Health quite handily by the score of 70-62. The top scorers for the Belize Bank Bulldogs were Tarrique Gabb with 21 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals; Brian White with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 2 steals and Marcel Orosco with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals.

For the Central Health team, the top scorers were Steven Wade with 17 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals; Travis Bernandez with 14 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 4 steals and Neil Nicholson with 11 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.

The competition then continued on Saturday 25 July, 2015, with three more games on the schedule. In the first game of the day, Digicell defeated Infotel by the score of 77-59. The top scorers for Digicell were Raheem Staine with 17 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists and 5 steals; Jael Ottley with 12 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals and Jason Lamb who also scored 12 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 steals.

For Infotel, the top scorers were Stafford Young with 19 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 steals; Devin Bladden with 13 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals and Jamal Pollard with 11 points and 5 rebounds.

In game two, Atlantic Bank edged out BWS Pressure by the score of 68-64. The top scorers for Atlantic Bank were Ian Lennon with 22 points,14 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal; Herman Ramos with 17 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist and Justin Wade with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists.

For BWS Pressure, the top scorers were Luis Barcelona with 28 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists and 5 steals; Lawrence Young with 9 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist and Ishmarley Clarke with 8 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals.

And in the final game of the evening, Heritage Bank prevailed over Belikin by the score of 74-65. The top scorers for the Heritage Bank Team were, Felix Martinez with 22 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists and 3 steals; Marvin Skeet with 17 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals and Steve Bonnel with 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals.

The Belikin squad was lead by Kadeem Olivera who scored 26 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal and his supporting cast included Darren Neal who contributed 16 points with 6 rebounds and Godfrey Trapp who contributed 10 points, 11 rebounds and an assist in a losing cause.

The competition will continue this coming weekend with five more games on the schedule. On Friday 31 July at 7:00 pm in game one CBB will go up against Central Health and this will be followed by Ready Call against Atlantic Bank.

On Saturday 1 August, in game one at 6:00 pm Digicell will go up against BWS Pressure and this will be followed by game two which will feature Heritage Bank against Infotel and in the final game of the day, it will be Complex General against Belikin.


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