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Dangriga Dream Ballers and San Pedro Tiger Sharks co-leaders in Pepsi Elite Basketball League competition Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

The 2018 Pepsi National Elite Basketball League competition continued last week with three games on the schedule.

On Friday 9th February at the Russel “Chiste” Garcia Auditorium in Dangriga Town, the Dangriga Dream Ballers defeated Verdes by the score of 92-84 to improve its record to a perfect 3-0 and a share with the San Pedro Tiger Sharks as co-leaders of the competition.

The top scorers for the Drangriga Dream Ballers were Daniel Nolberto with 19 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and a steal; Daniel Conorquie with 17 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists and a steal; Edgar Mitchell with 16 points, 3 rebounds and an assist and Brandon Flowers who also scored 16 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists all towards the win.

For the Verdes team, the top scorers were Isaiah Thomas with 24 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals; Gene Myvett who scored 16 points to go along with his 11 rebounds and 2 assists and Richard Troyer with 14 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals.

At the St. Catherine Mercy Centre in Belize City, the defending champions Belmopan Bandits defeated the Digicell Belize City Defenders by the score of 85-80 to win its first game of the 2018 campaign.

The top scorers for the Belmopan Bandits were Luther da Shane Page with 29 points and 13 rebounds; Stephen Williams with 15 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal and Gregory Rudon with 12 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists.

Meanwhile, the top scorers for the Digicell Belize City Defenders were Darwin Leslie with 33 points, 2 rebounds and 2 steals and Nigel Jones with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals.

The competition then continued on Saturday 10th February, at the Orange Walk Multi-Sports Complex in Orange Walk Town where the Smart Belize Hurricanes won over the Orange Walk Running Rebels by the score of 72-73.

The top scorers for the Smart Belize Hurricanes were Akeem Watters with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals; Glency Lopez who scored 14 points along with his 2 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal and Tyson Reynold who contributed 11 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and a steal.

For the Orange Walk Running Rebels, the top scorers were Roger Reneau with 14 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals; James Ewing with 13 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists and Matthew Young who also scored 13 points, to go along with his 8 rebounds.

The competition will continue this coming weekend with three more games. On Friday 16th February at 9:00 pm out at the UB Gymnasium in the City of Belmopan, the Orange Walk Running Rebels will go up against the Belmopan Bandits. At the Sacred Heart College Auditorium in San Ignacio Town also at 9:00 pm, the Digicell Belize City Defenders will see action against the Verdes squad who are still looking for its first win of the season.

And in the final game of the week at the Russel “Chiste” Garcia Auditorium in Dangriga Town at 9:00 pm on Saturday 17th February, the co-leaders San Pedro Tiger Sharks and the Dangriga Dream Ballers will square off.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2018 13:43
 
Football Federation of Belize Vice President and Technical Director to visit local associations Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

The Football Federation of Belize (FFB) is pleased to inform its football family that Mr. Cruz Gamez, FFB Vice – President and  Chairman for Youth Development, National Team Programs (Youth), Youth Leagues, Associations, Coaches and Women, along with the Technical Development Director Mr. Philip Marin will be conducting a series of two (2) days meeting through the country, beginning February 16 to March 11, 2018.

The purpose of the meetings is to present the FFB 2018 Competitions Calendar to the football family and to hear from the District Association Executives their plans for competition through the year 2018.

 


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