Dangriga Warriors squeak pass the Belmopan Bandits Print E-mail
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daniel nolberto.jpg - 118.97 KbThe National Elite Basketball League competition continued on Saturday 30 January, 2016, with two more games on the schedule.

At the UB Gymnasium in Belmopan, the visiting Dangriga Warriors squeak passed the host team the Belmopan Bandits by the score of 68-63 in winning its first game of the 2016 campaign.

The top scorers for the Dangriga Warriors were Edgar Mitchell with 16 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal; James Ewing with 15 points, 13 rebounds, and a steal and Macario Augustine with 11 points, 17 rebounds and an assist. Meanwhile, the top scorers for the Belmopan Bandits were Kick Brown with 20 points, 5 rebounds and a steal; Kyle Pascascio with 12 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist and 1 steal and Geovanie Lennan with 11 points and 9 rebounds.

At the Belize Elementary School Auditorium in Belize City, the Smart Belize Hurricanes continued on its winning path when it defeated the Independence Thunderbolts by the score of 127-59. The top scorers for the Smart Belize Hurricanes were Farron Louriano with 34 points, 11 rebounds, 1 assist and a steal; Jacob Leslie with 15 points, 1 assist and 5 steals and Brian White who also scored 15 points had 12 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal.

For the visiting Independence Thunderbolts, the top scorers were Hyram Augustine with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals; Alroy Foreman with 15 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals; and Jason Daly with 11 points, 3 revounds, 4 assists and a steal.

The competition continued on Friday 29 January, 2016, at the Sacred Heart College Auditorium in San Ignacio Town, where the two times defending champions the San Pedro Tigersharks continued its mastery over the Cayo Western Ballaz when it upended them by the score of 71-59.

The San Pedro Tigersharks were led by Caleb Sutton who top scored with 23 points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and had 3 steals in the process. He was assisted by Gene Myvett who scored 17 points, had 7 rebounds dished out 7 assists also and had 5 steals and Jamal Kelly who also contributed 17 points toward the win along with a rebound and a steal.

For the Cayo Western Ballaz, the top scorers were James Milton with 19 points, 10 rebounds and a steal; Ivan Flowers who scored 12 points, 2 rebounds, an assist and a steal and Winston Pratt who scored 11 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists in a losing effort.

The competition will continue this coming weekend with 5 games on the schedule.

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Digicell Valentine’s Cycling Tour Print E-mail
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The Cycling Federation of Belize in partnership with Digicell will be sponsoring the Annual Digicell Valentine’s Cycling Tour which will commence on Thursday 11th February to Sunday 14th February, 2016, for Elite, U-23 and Masters.

Meanwhile, the female and Jr. /Youth riders will compete only in the Valentine’s Road Race Classic that will be held on Sunday 14th February.

The Valentine’s Cycling Tour will commence on Thursday 11th February with stage 1, which is a 40 miles Road Race that will commence at 6:00 am from Leslie’s Imports to Mile 21 and then back to Leslie’s Imports.

On Friday 12th February, Stage 2 which is also a 50 miles Road Race will start at 6:00 am from Leslie’s Imports through the Boom Road to Data Pro and then back to Leslie’s Imports.

The Individual Time Trial will form Stage 3 of the Tour and this will be held on Saturday 13th February. The Individual Time Trial will cover a distance of 12 miles and is scheduled to commence at 6:30 am from CD’s – 6 miles up the Boom Road and back to CD’s.

Later in the afternoon Stage 4 is expected to take place utilising the Belmopan Circuit. This will cover a distance of 0.93 miles and will include Zennia Street, Royal Palm Boulevard, and Mandarine Street.  This stage will commence at 3:00 pm while the Elite Riders will do 35 laps along the same course for 32.5 miles.

On Sunday 14th February, the junior and youth riders will start at 9:00 am from Central Farm to Leslie’s Imports for a 63 miles event.

The female riders will start at 9:30 am from Roaring Creek to Leslie’s Imports for a total distance of 47 miles.

Meanwhile, Stage 5, which will see only the Elite riders compete will commence at 9:00 am from the San Ignacio Hotel to the Benque Border and then onto Leslie’s Imports for a total distance of 90 miles.


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