GABA/Rainforest Water/Malta Supreme…
The action continues tonight in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA)/Rainforest Water/Malta Supreme Under-23, second-division and first-division tournament when the Pepsi Sonics clash with the in-form Plaisance Guardians.
The night gets started in the second-division category at 18:30h, then the first-division players take centre stage as Sonics take on Nets at 20:30h at the Burnham Hard Court.
With the Plaisance Guardians being crowned the victorious second-division champions in March 2018 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, the team have always classified themselves as one of the top squads.
As of recent, the Guardians have recorded a number of wins in the GABA League as they search for yet another title to add to their name. The Guardians have been in form as they demolished the Pacesetters 72-62 in their recent clash over the weekend with skipper Terrence Daniels (18), leading from the front yet again as he received valuable support from Delroy Critchlow (11) and Hillman Bovell (10).
Daniels has kept his performance consistent throughout the tournament with back-to-back leading scores. Guardians have an advantage over the Sonics who seem to be having an off season.
In the next match-up for the night, the Sonics will face the Nets. The Sonics have been trying to win games, but can hardly find the net as they seem to be having a dry spell.
In last Saturday’s match-up, the Colts defeated the Sonics 62-51. Sonics led 20-14 after the first quarter, but the opposition’s defence got better as the game progressed which saw Sonics being outscored in the next three periods 10-15, 10-17, 11-16, respectively, to proverbially snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
In the majority of their games, the Sonics have managed to excel at the start, but somewhere along the line, they lose their flair.