GABA U23 Championships: Phillips guides Kwakwani Untouchables to maintain unbeaten streak

Action in the Guyana Amateur Basketball Association’s Under-23 Club Championships continued on Thursday night at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue with the Kwakwani Untouchables maintaining their unbeaten streak.
With their unique ability to counterplay to the basket, the Kwakwani Untouchables defeated the Wortmanville Pacesetters as they secured their third win of the tournament. The Untouchables got off to a strong start, leading 24-14 in the first quarter.

The Kwakwani Untouchables

The Kwakwani outfit maintained their lead in the second quarter, scoring 27 points while holding the Pacesetters to only 25 points, finishing with a score of 51 points to the Pacesetters’ 39.
Class was on full show during the third session when the Kwakwani outfit scored another 26 points for a total of 77 points while holding the Pacesetters to only 22 points for 61 points.
With the scoreline reading 77-68 at the beginning of the fourth session, the Untouchables went on to secure the win, with the scoreline reading 103-88.
Kelon Phillips continues to be pivotal in the offensive attack for the Untouchables, top-scoring with 36 points, with Kimol Grimmond swishing the ball for 27 points and Royon Shortt contributing 24 runs.