Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 545-3572; ads call 440-6666                               Sittings from House of Assembly are carried live on 90.9 FM the Caribbean superstation or follow live online: www.cbnvirginislands.com

Next advance to Round 2 in East Division Playoffs; Momentum stay alive

- Bayside Blazers go 1 up against West Gunners in thrilling game
Next, a red hot tip to become 2016 Champions, cruised past Winning Mentality, 77-75 in game one and 99-77 in game two. Photo: Charlie E Jackson/VINO
Action between Next and Winning Mentality. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Action between Next and Winning Mentality. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Juan R. Hatchett of Warrias tries to prevent Momentum from scoring. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Juan R. Hatchett of Warrias tries to prevent Momentum from scoring. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Lyle W. Duggins (left) of Momentum looks for a team-mate in their game against Warrias. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Lyle W. Duggins (left) of Momentum looks for a team-mate in their game against Warrias. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – As the play offs began last weekend at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in the Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League, Next swept Winning Mentality, Momentum stayed alive against the Warrias and Bayside Blazers took the advantage over West Gunners.

Next, a red hot tip to become 2016 Champions, cruised past Winning Mentality, 77-75 in game one and 99-77 in game two, with Killven M. Samuel scoring 31 points and 10 rebounds. Rebelto James added 14 points with 7 rebounds, Raheem Blyden 13, Devante Brewley 10 and Clint Weston 14 rebounds.

Winning Mentality got 27 points and 17 rebounds from Rudy Vanterpool and 15 points from Tafari Winchester.

Momentum survived the first weekend of the post season, but only after getting a shock defeat, 69-77, at the hands of the Warrias in game one, with the damage done to the scoreboard and Momentum pride by Shaquille T. Fonseca, who scored 31 points with 10 rebounds.

In game two though, Momentum got their cadence going and ran out 73-68 victors, thanks in large part to 28 points, 8 rebounds and 7 steels from Travis A. Isaac. Louie A. Poblette added 15 points and Kitwana Rhymer 10 with 12 rebounds.

The Warrias were again led by Fonseca, who scored 23 points whilst Juan R. Hatchett notched 19.

Bayside Blazers edge West Gunners

The Bayside Blazers then took the upper hand in their playoff against West Gunners, recording an 89-88 win in game one, with both Jevon K. Serrant and Dextroy D. Manswell scoring 15 points. The latter added 15 rebounds, whilst Kyle L. Abraham finished with 15, Tavon J. Phillip 13 and Dion M. Blyden 10.

The West Gunners got 22 points each from Douron Phillip, who also picked off 11 rebounds and Nicols Charles, whilst Ray D. Victor scored 15, Gerrard Vanterpool 11 with 11 rebounds and Omar Walker grabbed 10 rebounds.

Splash Brothers humble We Dem Boys

The Splash Brothers also recorded a win in their game one against We Dem Boys, 91-55, with 29 points coming from Abrey Daniel, 18 and 10 rebounds from Ashfield Frett, 18 from Michael Benjamin and 12 from Shamoi A. Dagou.

Only Lenroy Grant (11) reached double figures for the Boys, whilst Requan Fahie picked up 15 rebounds.

In the Junior Division match ups, Hi Speed beat the Thunder 34-20, with Kahil Farrington scoring all but 6 of the Thunder’s points in a losing effort and the Junior Starz cruised past High Speed, 30-10. With 9 points from K’ntenay Maduro scoring 9 points, 12 rebounds and Malaki A. Smith 8 also with 12 rebounds.

Playoffs continue this weekend:

Friday October 21, 2016

5:00 PM  Thunder vs Swagga  (Junior Division)

6:30 PM  Momentum vs Warrias (Game 3 best out of 3)

7:45 PM Splash Brothers vs  We Dem Boyz (Game 2 best out of 3)

9:00 PM Bayside Blazers vs West Gunners (Game 2 best out of 3)

8 Responses to “Next advance to Round 2 in East Division Playoffs; Momentum stay alive”

  • PG13 (18/10/2016, 09:57) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    SPLASH BROTHERS VS NEXT===== SPLASH BROTHERS
  • Baller (18/10/2016, 10:06) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Anything coming out of the west is on stopable
  • @baller (18/10/2016, 11:11) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    We'll see about that!!!!!
  • Free Soul (18/10/2016, 11:51) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    that bayside blazers against west gunners game was hot on sunday mehson look action
  • West Is Joke!! (18/10/2016, 13:23) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Them have the shooter on the bench meeno he name #3 he was killing and west gunners coach took him out with 3 mins left they frigg up their own game smh if I was partner i was leaving that team high and dry!!!!!
    • @ west is joke!!!! (18/10/2016, 15:20) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      happy you know that so do not blame anyone for their lost!!!


Create a comment


Create a comment

Disclaimer: Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) welcomes your thoughts, feedback, views, bloggs and opinions. However, by posting a blogg you are agreeing to post comments or bloggs that are relevant to the topic, and that are not defamatory, liable, obscene, racist, abusive, sexist, anti-Semitic, threatening, hateful or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be excluded permanently from making contributions. Please view our declaimer above this article. We thank you in advance for complying with VINO's policy.


Weather


Follow Us On

Disclaimer: All comments posted on Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) are the sole views and opinions of the commentators and or bloggers and do not in anyway represent the views and opinions of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online and its parent company.