BSSF Middle School & All-Star Senior School Round Up
Jorel Smith scored 19 points
Warwick Academy won the Bermuda School Sports Federationís Middle School Girls Basketball final in a low scoring game. Warwick Academy surged ahead in the second half to win 11 - 1 over Bermuda High School. MVP Riley Jackson led Warwick Academy with 6 points, G'zai Dyer added 3 points. Samai Dunn scored the lone point for BHS with point guard Amelia Othman named MVP
Warwick Academy overwhelmed Mount Saint Agnes Academy 35-18 in the Middle School Boys Final. Warwick's Dylan Craft led all scorers with 17 points while MVP Adam McDonald added 11 for the victors. Caelin Burgess scored 11 points for MSA while MVP Owen Botelho scored 7 points.
The Red Team won 26-24 in the Senior School Girls All Star match. MVP SiYuanne Hall from the Berkeley Institute led all scorers with 14 points. Cedarbridge Academyís Demiqua Daniels added 8 points and Berkeley's Daelynn Richards added 6 points. Zekiah Durham from Saltus Grammar School won MVP for the Blue Team scoring 7 points. Inshan-Nae Smith from Cedarbridge scored 8 points.
The Red Team won the Boys match 71-50 in a high scoring affair. MVP Zach Johnson from MSA scored a game high 26 points. Saltus' Colby Mapp added 16 points, Warwick Academy's Jacob Estes added 10 points and MSA's Jive Reid scored 9 points.
The Blue were led by Jorel Smith from Cedarbridge Academy with 19 points. Schoolmate Jahnique Hogan added 10 points, Miguel Perry from Warwick chipped in with 9 points and Berkeley's Christian Liyanage scored 11 points.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
CedarBridge Sweep BSSF Basketball Finals
Jorel Smith on the ball
CedarBridge Academy fought off a spirited comeback from Somersfield Academy to hang on and win the Junior Varsity Final 28-27 in the Bermuda School Sports Federations Basketball Finals.
Cedarbridge were led by Timothy Rodgers with 14 points while Quincy Kuzyk led Somersfield with 12 points. Ethan Fubler was the MVP for Cedarbridge with 7 points, while Jordan Etimandi was the MVP for Somersfield with 6 points.
Cedarbridge kept the momentum going into the Varsity Girls match by defeating number one ranked Berkeley Institute 37-32. Inshan-Nae Smith led CedarBridge with 15 points while MVP Demiqua Daniels chipped in with 12 points. Berkeley were led by Siyanni Hall with 10 points while MVP Daylyn Richards added 8 points.
CedarBridge Academy completed the sweep with a 47-27 victory over Saltus Grammar School to win the Varsity Boys Final. CedarBridge Academy MVP Jorel Smith led all scorers with 29 points, while Saltus MVP Sam Fox scored 13 points.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Riley & Paine Win Season Final Game
Te'Jour Riley scored 11 points to help Paine College defeat Albany State 76 - 72 in their final game of the season.
Paine was outscored 45 - 37 in the first half, but posted 39 second half points and restricted Albany State to 27 points.
Riley went 4 for 9 from the Field and 3 for 4 from the Free Throw Line.
Riley would grab 7 Rebounds to go along with 1 Blocked Shot and 1 Steal in 28 minutes of action.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Tsunami's Win 2017 IBL Play-offs
Tsunami are the new one Island Basketball League Champions, after they defeated he Flyboys 81 - 54 to take Game 2 of the Best of 3 and raise the Ryan Brunson Trophy in their first year as an expansion team.
Regular season MVP Dean Jones also captured the Finals MVP Award.
Jones in Game Two scored 31 points as there was no answer in stopping him and putting him there right with Chris Crumpler as the Island Best Basketball player. Akil Smith who was last season finals MVP scored 19 points for the Flyboys.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Glasgow & Thomas College Win Semi-Final
Mykal Glasgow and his Thomas College Men's Basketball teammates held off a fierce rally from Castleton to win 71-57 in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Semi-Finals.
In the win, Thomas College advance to the NAC Championship where they will face the winner of Husson and Lyndon State.
Thomas College came out shooting in the opening minutes as their first four field goals came from behind the arch to jump out to a 12-6 lead. Ian King began the half knocking down three three-pointers.
Tondi Mushandu responded with a pair of threes for the Castleton to keep pace with the Thomas.
Thomas offense fell silent for seven minutes, allowing the Terriers to increase their lead to 27-14. In the final four minutes of the first, Castleton knocked down three three-pointers from Edmund Fitzgerald, Ben Mrowka, and Casey Belade.
Tailour Hall netted the Terriers final five points in the half to give them a 37-25 lead at the break. Willie Grant finished with nine points off the bench for Thomas. Chad Copeland led the Spartans with seven points and eight rebounds.
Zach Mackinnon began the second half by knocking down back-to-back threes. Down 20 with 15:17 remaining, the Spartans looked to rally as the Terriers were held scoreless for just under six minutes. Jordan Nelson netted six points to bring the score to 60-54.
Tyheem Simon came up big from Thomas in the final minutes adding two layups, including a three-point play to finish the scoring at 71-57.
Mackinnon led the Terriers with a game-high of 15 points on five three-pointers. King netted 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting while Simon added 11 points and seven rebounds.
Copeland finished with a double-double at 14 points and 13 rebounds from the Spartans. Mushandu added 13 points while Nelson with netted eight points and dished out three assists.