SIX games were featured this past weekend at two venues in the KFC National Basketball League.
In Division 1 action at the Morne, Fire Service defeated Combined Schools 62 – 44 Morne VBCC Warlords narrowly edged Morne Gladiators in a close game. KFC Player of the game for VBCC was Lenard Emmanuel.
In Gros Islet, Lions got their third successive win over a shorthanded Police squad 85 – 57. KFC Player of the Game FabianFlorton led the scoring again for Lions with another impressive game, scoring 24 points and 9 rebounds. Kassim James also had a double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds KerlinusAugustin for Police had 21 points and 6 rebounds in their loss.
Game two of the evening in Gros Islet saw another win for defending champions Courts Jets over Soufriere 63 – 51. KFC Player of the Game Keegan Preville was the high man for the Jets with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Linzel Alcee had 20 points and 6 rebounds for Soufriere.
In Premier League action, Canaries Moon River won over MicoudHustlerz 63 – 55. KFC Player of the Game Chris Alexander top-scored with 23 points and 6 rebounds. Larry Shepherd also had 14 points and 7 rebounds for Canaries. Jay Desroses had 15 points and 6 rebounds for the MicoudHustlerz.
In Game two, BBC scored another win over Maranatha Eagles 70 – 56. KFC Player of the Game Craig Fontellio had a game high of 21 points and 15 rebounds for BBC. Kurt Raphael also had a strong game with 20 points and 13 rebounds in their win. Arthur Lisson had 18 points and 12 rebounds for Maranatha Eagles.