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San Pedro Tiger Sharks number one seed into Pepsi National Elite Basketball League playoffs Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

The Pepsi National Elite Basketball League 2017 regular season came to an end on Saturday 22nd April, with two games on the schedule.

At the Stann Creek Ecumenical High School in Dangriga Town, the host team Dangriga Dream Ballers defeated the Orange Walk Running Rebels by the score of 75-70 to complete its season with an 8-4 record.

The top scorers for the Dangriga Dream Ballers were Dillmore Conorquie with 24 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals; Tahj Wells with 16 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals and Quinton Bowen with 14 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals.

Meanwhile, the top scorers for the visiting Orange Walk Running Rebels were Roger Reneau with 23 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal; James Ewing with 14 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal and Leon Jacob who scored 10 points to go along with his 5 rebounds and 2 assists.

While at the St. Catherine Academy Mercy Centre in Belize City, the Belmopan Bandits edged out the defending champions the Smart Belize Hurricanes by the score of 92-90. The top scorers for the Belmopan Bandits were Devin Daly who scored 26 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist and 2 steals; Stephen Williams with 20 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists and Farron Louriano with 14 points to go along with his 6 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal.

For the Smart Belize Hurricanes, the top scorers were Glency Lopez with 23 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals; Shaquille Crawford with 18 points, 6 rebounds and a steal and Leroy Louriano with 9 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals.

The competition continued on Friday 21st April with 1 game on the schedule. In that game played out at the Orange Walk Multi Purpose Complex in Orange Walk Town, the Orange Walk Running Rebels eliminated the defending champions the Smart Belize Hurricanes by the score of 79-72.

The top scorers for the Orange Walk Running Rebels were Roger Reneau with 21 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals; James Ewing with 14 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals and Randy Usher with 13 points and 3 assists.

Meanwhile, the top scorers for the Smart Belize Hurricanes were Brian White with 18 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal; Akeem Watters with 17 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists and a steal and Leroy Louriano with 12 points, 3 assists and 3 steals.

And on Thursday 20th April, at the UB Gymnasium in the City of Belmopan, the Cayo Western Ballaz edged out the host team the Belmopan Bandits by the score of 74-73.

The top scorers for the Cayo Western Ballaz were Darwin Leslie with 19 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals; Daniel Nolberto also with 19 points, a rebound, 2 assists and 7 steals and Elsworth Itza with 14 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist and a steal. For the Belmopan Bandits, the top scorers were Richard Smith III with 18 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and a steal; Gregory Rudon with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists and Stephen Williams with 10 points,5 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal.

The playoffs round will commence this coming Friday 28th April, with the Dangriga Dream Ballers (#2) will entertain the Belmopan Bandits (#3) at the Stann Creek Ecumenical College Auditorium in Dangriga Town commencing at 9:00 pm.

On Saturday 29th April, at the San Pedro High School Auditorium in San Pedro Town commencing at 9:00 pm, the San Pedro Tiger Sharks (#1) will go up against the Cayo Western Ballaz (#4).

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 April 2017 14:42
 
Verdes FC and Belmopan Bandits open Premier League of Belize Closing Season Football playoffs with a win Print E-mail
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The Premier League of Belize 2016 – 2017 Closing Season Playoffs round commenced on Sunday 23rd April, with two games on the schedule.

In the game played at the MCC Grounds in Belize City, the defending champions the Belmopan Bandits defeated the Belize Defence Force by the score of 1-0.

The only goal of the game was scored by Jairo Rochez in the 89th minute of play to give his team the win.

And at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the host team Verdes FC blanked the visiting Police United by the score of 2-0.

The host team Verdes FC got on the scoreboard when Nahjib Guerra scored his team’s 1st goal of the game in the 38th minute of play to give it a 1-0 lead. The lead was extended when Jarret Davis scored the 2nd goal of the game in the 48th minute of play to give his team a 2-0 lead.

The Verdes FC defence protected the 2-0 lead and at the sound of the long whistle, it was indeed a 2-0 victory for Verdes FC and a game up in the semi-final round.

The semi-final round will continue this coming weekend with 2 more games on the schedule. On Saturday 29th April at 7:30 pm out at te Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan, the BDF FC will march against the Belmopan Bandits FC.

And on Sunday 30th April, at 4:00 pm at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the Police United FC will see action against Verdes FC.

 


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