BHS, Marian Academy and GTI among winners in the NSBF
The National School Basketball Festival; Georgetown & East Coast Regionals’ continued on May 13th & 14th at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown with some more enthralling games.
On Friday, May 13 Girls category, Queen’s College (QC) topped Charlestown Secondary 4-0 with Miranna Ogle and Rianna Khan scoring 2 points each and the only four points of the game.
Then, the Bishops’ High School (BHS) made quick work of Plaisance Secondary with a 7-1 defeat of the East Coast Demerara school team. Ruth Sanmoogan dominated the game with 6 points and 3 steals for the winners.
Meanwhile, in the Under-14 Male segment, St Roses High thrashed St Stanislaus College 25-6.
Shamar Bristol led all scorers with 9 points and collected 3 steals while Jaheem Burton had an exceptional game on the boards grabbing 16 rebounds and scored 6 points for St Roses High.
Omario Gomeshdin topped scored for Saints with 6 points.
President’s College (PC) then defeated The Bishops’ High School 22-16. Jeremy Fraser scored 5 points while Akinyelle Derrell had a decent all-around game with 4 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals for PC.
Timothy Richmond had 7 points and 4 steals while Duwone Younge added 4 points, 9 rebounds and 5 steals for BHS.
Saturday’s action saw President’s College defeating St. Stanislaus College 12-2 in the Girls Category with
Demelza Nicholson leading all scorers with 10 points, 5 rebounds and grabbing 8 incredible steals for President’s College. Cherub Auter scored Saints only 2 points.
Marian Academy dispatched St Roses High with a 19-7 victory. Jada Mohan led all scorers with 10 points and 5 steals while Georginna Vyphuis added 7 points for Marian Academy.
Aliyah Howard had 4 points and 2 rebounds for St. Roses.
In the under-16 male category, St Stanislaus College narrowly edged Queens College 16-15. Devon Nedd scored 6 points and Nathan Hackett had 4 points and grabbed 7 rebounds for Saints. Brian Peters had a double-double with 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for QC.
The Bishops’ High School then came out victorious against North Georgetown 24-17.
Roydon Glasgow led the way for BHS scoring 11 points while Shemar Greaves scored 6 points.
Javroll Shepherd had 9 points and 4 steals for North Georgetown.
In the male under-19 games, St Stanislaus College defeated St. Joseph High 39-37 in an exciting match-up. Travis Belgrave’s exceptional performance of 28 points and 11 rebounds helped steer his side to victory.
Lemuel Grant scored 9 points while Abevia Perry added 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds for St. Joseph.
Georgetown Technical Institute (GTI) continued their 3 game winning streak with a 45-40 victory over Marian Academy.
Nathan Saul scored 17 points and Keon Marks added 8 points and 6 rebounds for GTI.
Jonathan Mangra scored 20 points for Marian Academy but it wasn’t enough to help his side to a victory.
Meanwhile, St. Roses High defeated President’s College 40-35 with Shamar Huntley scoring 15 points while Anfernee Jervis added 10 points for St Roses High. Akeem Crandon had 10 points and 7 rebounds while Jaleel Duke scored 9 points for President’s College
The Tournament is sponsored by Digicel, Edward B. Beharry and Company Ltd under the Champion Brand and Banks DIH LTD under the Powerade banner and will continue this week with more matches in all categories.