There were victories last weekend for Dragons and Titans in the Under-16 Division of the Vita Malt Bequia Basketball Championships at the Hard Court of the Clive Tannis Playing Field in Port Elizabeth.
In the Under-16 Division, Dragons defeated Titans 43-28, with Geovannie Miller with 20 points, 13 rebounds, and 7 steals, Cody Williams leading the scoring for Titans with 20 points, 20 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 blocks.
Titans gained a 41-35 victory over Young Wizards. The leading scorer for Titans was Cody Williams with Cody Williams with 21 points, 17 rebounds, 1 assist, 5 steals, and 2 blocks, while Chadd James led the scoring for Young Wizards with 29 points, 17 rebounds, and 7 steals.
Dragons’ second victory of the weekend was their 38-24 defeat of Hornets. For Dragons, Geovannie Miller with 20 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist, 4 steals, 2 blocks, with Jerez Joseph leading the scoring for Hornets with 11 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 5 steals, and 2 blocks.
Rising Stars defeated Blazing Heat 110-47 in the 2nd Division. Nicholas Lewis led the scoring for Rising Stars with 47 points, 25 rebounds, 6 assists, 10 steals, and 2 blocks. The leading scorer for Blazing Heat was Jovanni Derrick with 19 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals.
In the 1st Division, East Blazers and Wizards won matches.
East Blazers beat Raptors by the narrowest of margins, 68-67. Lamont Gordon topped the scoring for East Blazers with a game high 24 points, 16 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, and 2 blocks.
The leading scorer for Raptors was Kirsten Lampkin with 18 points, 13 rebounds, and 1 assist.
And, Wizards beat East Blazers 89-76 also in the 1st Division.
The scoring for Wizards was led by Brian O-FARI with 22 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals, and 3 blocks. For East Blazers, Jonas King with 18 points, 19 rebounds, 1 steal, and 1 block.
The Championships will continue tomorrow evening.
Wed 9th August
U16 Hawks vs Titans
U16 Hornets vs Young Wizards
U16 Rockets vs Dragons
2nd Division Young Duke vs Rising Stars
PLEASE NOTE: The First U16 Division game of the season was to be held Wednesday 2nd August but was cancelled due to the amount of rain. It was then rescheduled for Thursday 3rd August but was cancelled again. It is currently to be held this coming Wednesday, the 9th August. Please do not hesitate to call me at 528-0272 if you have any questions.