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Results of Wednesday’s games in the Lime National Basketball League played at the Massacre Hard Court

first_imgNewsSports Results of Wednesday’s games in the Lime National Basketball League played at the Massacre Hard Court by: – June 30, 2011 38 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img Tweet Game 1 7pm: Kubuli/Vitamalt Division 1 – Maximum Building Supplies Tigers vs. The National Youth TeamIn what turned out to be a very exciting game, the National Youth Team pulled off a great comeback to defeat the Tigers from Canefield  by the final score of 62 points to 59. After trailing for the entire game, the Youth team tightened up their defense in the last 3 minutes of the 4th quarter, forcing the Tigers team into a number of uncharacteristic turnovers, which turned the Tigers 9 point lead to start the quarter into a 3 point deficit, and also the margin of victory for the Youth Team.It was the Youth team’s captain and starting center Ramal Carbon who hit 2 clutch free throws to give his team their first lead of the game 61 to 59 with about 30 seconds left to play. After another free throw by the Youth team, Tigers trailed 59 to 62 with 15 seconds left to play, needing a three pointer to force overtime. However, the Youth team played solid defense for the entire 15 seconds, never giving the Tigers’ shooters any good looks, thus sealing their victory. Top scorers for the Youth Team were Ramal Carbon with 18 points, Austen Nicholls with 13 points, and Dave Alexis with 12 points while Tony Lee had a game high of 24 points, Curtis John with 12 points, and Tyrone Brumant with 8 points for the Tigers in a losing effort.Game 2- 9pm: Kubuli/Vitamalt Division 1 – NBD Original X-Men vs. EH Charles/Jolly’s Pharmacy CrossoverIn another 1st Division game, The NBD Original X-Men got back to their winning ways by demolishing the younger and less experienced Crossover team by 41 points with the final score 84 points to 43. The Original X-Men started off the game on fire, hitting 5 three pointers in the 1st quarter alone, led by sharpshooters Damien Sorhaindo and Daryl Thomas who hit 3 and 2 respectively in the quarter. The more experienced Original X-Men extended their lead in each of the remaining 3 quarters by clamping down on defense, spreading the court and playing great team basketball, which allowed them to get almost any shot they wanted while forcing the Crossover team into a number of turnovers and low percentage shots.The Crossover team had no answer for the Original X-Men’s starting forward Daryl Thomas who scored at will both inside the paint and out. At the end of the night, the scoreboard read 84 points for the Original X-Men and 43 points for Crossover, a lopsided affair by any standards. Top scoring for the X-Men team were Daryl Thomas with a game high of 29 points, Damien Sorhaindo with 16 points, and Robert Guiste and Tristan Lewis each with 9 points while Jamal Lloyd was the only player to reach double digits with 15 points for Crossover.Games continue tonight with the following 2 games being played in Massacre:Game 1-7.00pm – Morne Prosper Ballers vs Element Agencies Ole SkoolGame 2- 9.00pm – Massacre Black Hawks vs. T.F Grand Fond Ball TricksBy: Mickey Joseph Sharelast_img

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