WITH all the controversy surrounding their latest team changes, a revamped DS88 BBC team debuted with guns blazing on Sunday evening in the South Coast Basketball League in Vieux Fort.
Team captain, Kurt Raphael scored 22 points, 11 of his team’s 24 points in the third quarter. Team additions SharmoirJn Baptiste and Wendel Alfred were quite effective, combining for 27 points in a blow out victory over the Vipers.
Final score Darren Sammy 88 BBC 79, Vieux Fort Vipers 53.
The Vipers trailed 29-38 after a BBC scoring run to end the half. Another BBC scoring run in the third period put the Vipers in a double digit deficit for the rest of the game. Vipers captain, DruSerieux was the team’s sole spark in the match-up. He was unstoppable in the third quarter, scoring 10 of the team’s 16 points in the period.
The combination of Jn Baptiste and Raphael, however, was just too much for the Vipers. The defending champs were out to make a statement on the night.
Top Performances for DS88 BBC – came from Raphael (22 points), and Jn Baptiste (20 points). For Vipers, DruSerieux (21 points) and Randy Joseph (7 points).
In an other game, Black Bay Basketball defeated No Limit Ballerz 62-23.
Top Performances for Black Bay Basketball came from Ali Quinlan (14 points), and JaimieWillius (12 points). For No Limit Ballerz – Christopher Gilbert (7 points) and Ernest Auguste (6 points).