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DA 3rd needle Medics in overtime in Hon Fraser League

- Momentum overcome Splash Brothers
Some of the players for DA 3rd at the roll call of teams on the opening night of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, on August 24, 2019. Photo: VINO
Final scores in the games involving DA 3rd vs Medics and Momentum vs Splash Brothers in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League on August 25, 2019. Photo: VINO
Final scores in the games involving DA 3rd vs Medics and Momentum vs Splash Brothers in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League on August 25, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the players of Splash Brothers at the roll call of teams on the opening night of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, on August 24, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the players of Splash Brothers at the roll call of teams on the opening night of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, on August 24, 2019. Photo: VINO
The banner for 2018 champions Bayside Blazers was unveiled at the Save the Seed Energy Center on August 24, 2019. Photo: VINO
The banner for 2018 champions Bayside Blazers was unveiled at the Save the Seed Energy Center on August 24, 2019. Photo: VINO
The banner for 2018 champions Bayside Blazers will soon take its rightful place on the rafters of the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff's Bottom. Photo: VINO
The banner for 2018 champions Bayside Blazers will soon take its rightful place on the rafters of the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff's Bottom. Photo: VINO
Some of the players in the Junior Division at the roll call of teams on the opening night of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, on August 24, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the players in the Junior Division at the roll call of teams on the opening night of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, on August 24, 2019. Photo: VINO
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Draft Player Nathaniel J. Malone aka ‘Nat’ sunk a game high 30 points as DA 3rd staved off the battling Medics in overtime when play continued on the second day of the 2019 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, on August 25, 2019.

DA 3rd were leading 58-50 at the end of the third quarter but Medics cut into the lead to make it even at 76 at the end of the 4th quarter.

After a thrilling battle in overtime, DA 3rd found themselves one point ahead: 88-87.

Koyma Nibbs (13 points), Rushawn Johnson (11 points, 11 rebounds, 6 steals) and Ceron Dasent (11 points) were the other DA 3rd players registering double figure scores.

Leading the hard fought challenge for Medics were Kahlim Skelton (20 points, 19 rebounds), Shaquille Lewis (19 points, 13 rebounds), Deshawne Douglas (12 points, 11 rebounds), Tre Brewley (11 points) and Larique Austrie (11 points).

Momentum vs Splash Brothers

In the second game of the evening, Momentum defeated Splash Brothers 84-79 in another closely fought affair.

Leslie Smith led Momentum with 25 points and 14 rebounds while Jasin Rhymer supported with 24 points and Devonte Furlonge 14 points and 13 rebounds. Trevor Searles netted 13.

Jamoiri Dagou and Ashield Frett both had 25 points for Splash Brothers, who had one of their biggest fans- Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines- cheering them on.

Demoii Dagou also chipped in with 13 points and pulled 13 rebounds while teammate D'Angelo Sampson sunk 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds.

Splash Brothers' Draft Pick Juan R. Hatchet only had two points but pulled a whopping 16 rebounds.

Play continues on Friday, August 30, 2019 with a triple header.

At 6:30 pm Medics take on 79, at 8:00 pm Young Empire face DA 3Rd and at 9:30 pm Nex come up against Splash Brothers.

See weekend schedule below:

Friday August 30, 2019

6:30 PM- Medics vs 79

8:00 PM- Young Empire vs DA 3Rd

9:30 PM- Nex vs Splash Brothers

Saturday August 31, 2019

5:00 PM- East Cavaliers vs Willful Skillful (Jr Div)

6:30 PM- Top Guns vs Shooting Stars

8:00 PM- Pure Playaz vs Skillful Ballers

9:30 PM- Sr Bayside Blazers vs Momentum

Sunday September 1, 2019

5:00 PM- Jr Bayside Blazers vs Young Starz (Jr Div)

6:30 PM- Nex vs Medics

8:00 PM- DA 3rd vs 79

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