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Smith triple doubles as Pelican Gate/IMPS win again in BD B/ball

Malaki A. Smith, playing for Pelican Gate/Isabella Morris Primary School, notched a triple double as his team beat Willard Wheatley 32-18. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Jahleel Smith scored 5 points and made 8 steals in the same game. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Jahleel Smith scored 5 points and made 8 steals in the same game. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Francis Lettsome beat Ivan Dawson 27-19. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Francis Lettsome beat Ivan Dawson 27-19. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Franeisha Brown notched four points in the win for FLPS. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Franeisha Brown notched four points in the win for FLPS. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Althea Scatliffe Primary School knocked off St George’s and Pelican Gate/Isabella Morris Primary School just kept rolling on as the 6th Annual BD Basketball Inter Primary School League continued on Saturday February 6, 2016 at the Multi Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town.

Pelican Gate secured the second victory of the week as Malaki A. Smith again powered them to a 32-18 win over Willard Wheatley Primary. Smith notched 23 points with 28 rebounds, 11 steals and 4 blocks, for a triple double, whilst Jaden Augustine had 6 points and Malaki's brother, Jahleel, had 3 points with 8 steals.

For WWPS, J’khoi Smith scored 7 points with 4 rebounds; T’coy Tyson 5 points with 5 rebounds and Ernest Jacob 4 points.

On the previous Tuesday, February 2, 2016, Malaki had scored 25 points as Pelican Gate beat the Seventh-day Adventist School (SDA) 27-24. He added 12 rebounds and 6 steals whilst Kael Chalwell scored the other 2 points.

SDA were led by 6 points apiece from Lenique Austrie, D’Mari Parillon and Dequan Powell.

Win for Francis Lettsome Primry

Back at the Complex and Francis Lettsome Primary recorded a win, 27-19 over Ivan Dawson Primary, with Marik Pemberton scoring 12 points. Jehshani Farrington added 8 and Franiesha Brown 4.

IDPS got 4 points each from D’Relle Clyne and N’kazi Smith, whilst Sajahni France finished with 3 points and 3 steals.

Francis Lettsome were relieved to get a win on the board as they had lost the third in a row the previous Thursday to Enis Adams Primary, 28-16, with Brown scoring 6 points and Marik Pemberton 4.

EAPS, though were seen home by 12 points and 9 rebounds from Dimitri Sprauve as well as 11 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals from Niel Niles.

Amazing comeback win for ASPS

The big game of the day that concluded Saturday’s action saw St George’s go up against the mighty Althea Scatliffe and came down to earth with a bump, seeing their unbeaten run come to an end.

St George’s raced into a 10-4 lead at the end of the first period and were up 13-5 at the half time break. However, ASPS reorganised in the second half and began to claw their way back into the game.

They were down just 4 points starting the last period and then held St George’s scoreless over the last six minutes to run out winners, 22-19.

ASPS were led by Caryliek Benjamin and Sha’el Lavacia who both scored 8 points, Benjamin added 3 assists and Stephen Emmanuel 4 points. St George’s got 8 points and 3 steals from Xilomar Gunn, 5 points from Dylan Mactavious and 4 from Kyron Walwyn.

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