Tertiary Basketball League: LTI, GTI are unbeaten while UG bag 1st win

The Tertiary Basketball League continued at the National Gymnasium on Sunday, May 19, with Linden Technical Institute (LTI) and Government Technical Institute (GTI) remaining unbeaten while the University of Guyana (UG) secured their first win.
The inaugural game of the night saw UG with their ability to convert baskets coming out on top, as they secured a one-point victory against Guyana School of Agriculture, with the scoreline reading 50-49.
Malachi Grimond, with 22 points, led UG from the jump ball as it was an all-round performance from his team, with Jushawn Bailey contributing 18 points and 10 rebounds along 4 steals.

The Government Technical Institute team

On the losing hand, Shannon Wilson did not miss out on the action for Guyana School of Agriculture as he contributed 19 points with 10 rebounds, and Vivian Bowling contributed 12 points.
The second game of the night saw LTI getting the better of Upper Corentyne Combined (UCC) as LTI secured a 22-point victory, with the scoreline reading 39-17.
Neil Marks with his ability to penetrate the defences of UCC led the points table, scoring 11 points with 6 rebounds followed by Stephen George with 7 points and 4 rebounds.

The New Amsterdam Technical Institute team

Adrain King and Fredrick Lashley showcased for UCC as they both demonstrated their class, contributing 6 points each which proved to be pivotal.
GTI ended the night’s play as they secured their second win of the tournament as they recorded a 28-point victory against a powerhouse New Amsterdam Technical Institute (NATI) with the scoreline reading 63-35.
Peter Langevine led from the front for GTI as he top-scored with 17 points and 15 rebounds while Martin Edwards contributed 9 points along with 5 rebounds, and Delmar Grant 8 points and 9 rebounds.
The Tertiary Basketball League will continue every Sunday and climax on June 17 with the finals at the National Gymnasium.