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Hon Fraser Basketball League to resume August 31, 2018

-‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League continues from 2017 when it was interrupted by two hurricanes
The 2016 ‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League Champions, pictured here with Chair of the League Ms Kharid T. Fraser, and one of the co-founders, Honourable Julian Fraser RA. Photo: Team of Reporters
The ‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League resumes on August 31, 2018. Photo: VINO/File
The ‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League resumes on August 31, 2018. Photo: VINO/File
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Officials from the Honourable, Julian Fraser ‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League, today announced that the ‘League’ has been resumed, having been cancelled last year, due to the two powerful Category-5 Hurricanes, Irma and Maria.

The games will continue from Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre, in Duff’s Bottom on the main Island of Tortola.

Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the League, Mr Julian Willock, said the “Directors and Founders, Hon Julian Fraser RA  and Bishop John I. Cline, were keen to ensure the popular Basketball league resumed.”

Both, ‘Senior’ and ‘Junior’ Leagues will be restarted. One team however, has opted not to return this year, leaving nine senior teams. 

 Uniforms pick up

Meanwhile, Chairwoman of the League, Mrs Kharid T. Fraser, has advised managers and coaches, that Teams who have requested uniforms, can start collecting tops from her Sea Cows Bay Office, from Tuesday, August 21, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM.   For more information, Mrs Fraser can be reached at 546-2637.

The tip-off scheduled for the first weekend, August 31, 2018, to September 2, 2018, is as follows:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2018

6:00 PM Brief Remarks, Hon Julian Fraser RA & Bishop John I. Cline- Directors/Founders

6:30 PM DA 3RD vs Young Empire

8:00 PM Warrias vs Knights

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1,  2018

5:00 PM High Speed vs East Cavaliers (Junior  Div)

6:30 PM Jr Bayside Blazers vs Beast Mode (Junior Div)

8:00 PM Bayside Blazers vs We Dem Boys

9:30 PM Splash Brothers vs Momentum

 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER  2, 2018

5:00 PM High Speed vs Beast Mode (Junior DIV)

6:30 PM Warrias vs DA 3RD

8:00 PM Bayside Blazers vs Knights

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