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Medics make come from behind win; Da 3rd suffer blowout

- in Hon Julian Fraser Basketball League on August 31, 2019
A game between Pure Playaz and Skillful Ballers on August 31, 2019. Medics and 79 were victorious when play continued in the Hon Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Photo: VINO
Stats for games played in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom on Friday, August 30, 2019. Photo: VINO
Stats for games played in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom on Friday, August 30, 2019. Photo: VINO
A game between Momentum and Bayside Blazers in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League on August 31, 2019. Photo: VINO
A game between Momentum and Bayside Blazers in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League on August 31, 2019. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff's Bottom on August 31, 2019. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff's Bottom on August 31, 2019. Photo: VINO
Stats for games played in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom on Sunday September 1, 2019. Photo: VINO
Stats for games played in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom on Sunday September 1, 2019. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff's Bottom on August 31, 2019. Photo: VINO
A section of the crowd at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff's Bottom on August 31, 2019. Photo: VINO
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The race is definitely not for the swift but for those who can endure it to the end, as Medics would have proven in their come from behind win over the fast starting Nex in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League on Sunday September 1, 2019.

Medics trailed 18-35 at halftime at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff’s Bottom as Nex dominated the scoring in both the first and second quarters; however, Medics found their form in the 3rd quarter as they rebounded to outscore Nex by 11 points, trailing 40-46 going into the final quarter.

It was another lopsided affair in the final quarter as Medics put up 24 points while restricting Nex to just 10.

The final score was 64-56 in favour of Medics, who were coming off a heavy defeat (51-83) to 79 on August 30, 2019.

Leading the successful fightback for Medics were Dikembe Parson (24 points) and Larique Austrie (13 points).

Francis Tan and Jaimez A. J. Stoutt both had 12 points for Nex.

DA 3rd vs 79

Da 3rd who edged past Young Empire 85-82 on Friday, had to face the wrath of 79 on Sunday. They were humbled 59-96 by the ruthless 79.

Kebo Fahie had a game high 24 points as five 79 players managed double figure scores. Xavier Richards had a big all-round game as he netted 22 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, made 3 blocks, 5 steals and 3 assists.

Jamory Romney had 12 points and 12 rebounds while Jolyon Wilson and Jevon Serrant both had 10 points.

The top scorers for DA 3rd were Nathaniel J. Malone (18 points) and Shaquille Lewis (15 points, 10 rebounds).

Play continues throughout this weekend and the mettle of 79 will be tested when they come up against the Sr Bayside Blazers in one of three games on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

See revised fixture below:

Hon. J. Fraser Save the Seed 2019 National Basketball League Schedule-Sept/Oct:

Friday, 06th September, 2019

6:30 PM Splash Brothers vs Young Empire

8:00 PM Skillful Ballers vs 79

9:30 PM Sr. Bayside Blazers vs DA 3RD 

 

Saturday, 07th September, 2019

5:00 PM Jr. Bayside Blazers vs Shooting Stars (Jr Div)

6:30 PM Willful Skillful vs Top Guns (Jr Div)

8:00 PM Momentum vs Medics

9:30 PM Nex vs Pure Playaz

 

Sunday, 08th September, 2019

5:00 PM High Speed vs Young Starz (Jr Div)

6:30 PM Sr. Bayside Blazers vs 79

8:00 PM Skillful Ballers vs Splash Brothers

 

Friday, 13th September, 2019

6:30 PM Medics vs Pure Playaz

 8:00 PM Young Empire vs Sr. Bayside Blazers

9:30 PM Nex vs Momentum

 

Saturday, 14th September, 2019

6:00 PM Shooting Stars vs Young Starz

7:30 PM Splash Brothers vs 79

9:00PM Skillful Ballers vs DA 3RD 

 

Sunday, 15th September, 2019

5:00 PM High Speed vs Top Guns (Jr Div)

6:30 PM Sr. Bayside Blazers vs Medics 

8:00 PM Momentum vs Pure Playaz 

 

Friday, 20th September, 2019

6:30 PM Nex vs Young Empire 

8:00 PM 79 vs Pure Playaz

9:30 PM Momentum vs DA 3RD  

 

Saturday, 21st September, 2019

5:00 PM Young Starz vs Top Guns (Jr Div)

6:30 PM High Speed vs Jr Bayside Blazers (Jr Div)

8:00 PM Splash Brothers vs Medics 

9:30 PM Momentum vs Skillful Ballers

 

Sunday, 22nd September, 2019

5:00 PM Willful Skillful vs Shooting Stars (Jr Div)

6:30 PM Momentum vs Young Empire   

8:00 PM Nex vs Skillful Ballers

 

Friday, 27th September, 2019

6:30 PM Skillful Ballers vs Medics 

8:00 PM Nex vs 79

9:30 PM Pure Playaz vs DA 3RD  

 

Saturday, 28th September, 2019

 

6:00 PM Young Starz vs Willful Skillful (Jr Div)

7:30PM Young Empire vs Pure Playaz 

9:00 PM Splash Brothers vs DA 3RD  

 

Sunday, 29th September, 2019

5:00 PM Top Guns vs Jr Bayside Blazers  (Jr Div)

6:30 PM Young Empire vs Medics

8:00 PM Nex vs DA 3RD  

 

Friday, 04th October, 2019

6:30 PM Skillful Ballers vs Young Empire  

8:00 PM Pure Playaz vs Splash Brothers 

9:30 PM Sr Bayside Blazers vs Nex

 

POWER PLUS- OCT 05th -11th

 

 

ALL-STAR GAMES-12th October

 

Sunday, 13th October, 2019

5:00 PM High Speed vs Willful Skillful   (Jr Div)

6:30 PM 79 vs Young Empire

8:00 PM Sr Bayside Blazers vs Skillful Ballers

 

Friday, 18th October, 2019

6:30 PM High Speed vs Shooting Stars (Jr Div)  

8:00 PM Splash Brothers vs Sr Bayside Blazers

9:30 PM Momentum vs 79

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