VILLA, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – The start of the second semester sporting activities at the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Community College commenced on Friday February 2nd, with the Quick-cash Corporation SVGCC Inter-Divisional Basketball competition.
The tournament’s opening fixture at 1:30 p.m. between defending champions Year One DASGS Shooters, and their villa campus counterparts, Year Two DASGS Pacers proved to be a mouth-watering encounter.
The first quarter ended level at 10 points each, before the defending champions pulled away 26-16 at the end for the second quarter. Year Two DASGS Pacer stormed back in the 3rd quarter to take a slim 35-34 lead, before eventually winning 43-39.
Marcus Tomas led the Year Two unit with a game high of 24 points, while Lemus Christopher with 12 points, was the defending champions leading scorer.
From 2:30 p.m., it was a battle of the teams from the Technical and Vocational Division – Year One DTVE Hornets taking on Year Two DTVE Ballers.
The Hornets prevailed, defeating Year Two DTVE Ballers 36-15. Aaron Bacchus with 14 points and Leymahrr Campbell 12 points, took the game away from their year-two counterparts.
The tournament’s new comers, Just Graduated Combined and Blue Chip Basketball Academy then squared off at 3:30 p.m., in the day’s final game and third of the opening day’s action.
The game ended in a 56-30 win for the former college students. Sachin James powered his way to a game high 32 points, while Lennox Ince netted 14 points for Just Graduated Combined.
Jaheim Campbell led the way for Blue Chip Academy with 15 points.
The competition continued on Tuesday February 6th 2018, with the second round of matches in the Quick-Cash Corp. SVGCC Inter Divisional Basketball competition.
Year Two DASGS Pacers, and Year One DTVE Hornets, remained unbeaten, while defending champions Year One DASGS Shooters, got back to winning ways.
In the day’s first clash, Year Two DASGS Pacers held off a spirited Just Graduated Combined 45-33, to record their second consecutive win. Marcus Thomas sunk a game high 24 points for the Pacers, while Lennox Ince led the Just-Graduated effort with 18 points.
Employing a defensive strategy against the Blue Chip Basketball Academy, Year One DTVE Hornets had to fight tooth and nail to keep their winning ways intact.
In the end, the Hornets prevailed 29-24, with Leymahrr Campbell accounting for 16 of the Hornets 29 points.
In the third and final game of round two matches, the defending champions Year One DASGS Shooters, had the biggest win of the day, as they humbled Year Two DTVE Ballers 74-14.
Lemus Christopher slammed home 28 points, Doris Daniel and Donja Penniston contributed 16 points apiece, while Garner Harris chipped in with 14 points, in a Shooters’ display of dominance.
In the third round of matches played on Wednesday February 7th, Year Two DASGS Pacers were the only team yet to be beaten, as the 2018 Quick Cash Corp. SVGCC Inter Divisional Basketball competition continued, at the SVGCC Villa Campus courts.
Year Two DASGS Pacers stunned Year One DTVE 68 – 28 in the day’s opening encounter, to keep their unbeaten run intact.
For the Pacers, Marcus Thomas continued to dominate the scoring with 26 points, while Kristy Bailey added 16 points, while Leymahrr Campbell bucketed 16 points in the Hornets losing effort.
The defending champions Year One DASGS Shooters kept their hopes alive in the day’s second game. They struggled in a game lacking excitement to overcome Just Graduated Combined 39 – 24.
Lemus Christopher once again led the Shooters scoring with 16 points.
A point was awarded apiece to Blue Chip Basketball Academy and Year Two DTVE Ballers, as game three was abandoned due to the inclement weather.