U23 Basketball: North Ruimveldt Ravens, Wortmanville Pacesetters bag wins

North Ruimveldt Ravens and Wortmanville Pacesetters secured their inaugural wins on the third day of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) Under-23 Club Championships at the National Gymnasium on Saturday, May 4, 2024, showcasing their shooting skills for jubilant supporters.
The largest margin of victory so far was witnessed as North Ruimveldt Ravens secured their victory against Leonora D-Up. Ravens started their campaign on a high to lead the first quarter against a very strong team with the scoreline reading 29 -5.
The second quarter saw many shots at the basket, but the Ravens continued to prevail as they extended their lead to 43, scoring 14 in that quarter while at the end of the second quarter, the opposition scored 11 points with their total at 16 points.
The Ravens continued to keep their composure and showed their class, managing to end the third quarter with the scorecard reading 65-28 in their favour. The Ravens scored 22 points in that quarter and their opponents scored 12 points.
Ravens went on to secure the win in the final quarter with the scoreline 84-36 .

Wortmanville Pacesetters

Meanwhile, with their lightning-fast play, the Wortmanville Pacesetters pounced on the Black Caimans in the second game despite the Caimans forcing a first-quarter lead with the scoreline reading 11-10.
In the second quarter of the game, Pacesetters, playing up to the hype, managed to conquer the defence of Caimans as they scored 22 points pouncing their score to 32 points while Caimans were restricted to 7 points and their total 18 points.
A struggle ensued in the third quarter, as the Pacesetters seemed to slow down offensively, scoring 21 points with their score at 53 , while the Caimans scored 27 points to carry their total score at the end of the quarter to 45.
In the final quarter, the Wortmanville Pacesetters sealed the deal as they broke through their opponents’ defence, scoring 23 points for an overall score of 76 points, while the Caimans were only able to muster 15 points for a final score of 60.
The league is sponsored by Wilson Plumbing Services and General Supplies, and supported by the National Sports Commission (NSC).