Raiders, Royals win again

LABA/YBG U-19 Championships…

The unbeaten runs of the Retrieve Raiders and the Victory Valley Royals in the Linden Amateur Basketball Association/Youth Basketball Guyana Under 19 tournament continued on Wednesday night at the Mackenzie Sports Club hard court when these teams each won their respective games, against Kings and Amelia’s Ward Jets.

Kareem Roberts

Retrieve Raiders looked superb in winning their second straight game with a 41-29 thumping of Kings, following their 17-10 lead at half-time. Kareem Roberts was again their spearhead, with 12 points, while T Grannum supported with nine points.
For the Kings, Jaden Rose shot 10 points, and Tevin Belle shot seven.
Victory Valley Royals continued their running game with a 54-16 blowout of Amelia’s Ward Jets. Emmanuel La Rose led the rout with a game-high 14 points, while Kobe Tappin maintained his good form with 12.
For the Jets, L. Benjamin ended with four points to be their best scorer.
Due to the international series involving Grenada and the National Men’s Team in a goodwill series this weekend, this LABA/YBG tournament will temporarily be suspended.