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West Gunners secure top spot in SCBBC Showcase League!

West Gunners faced few worrying moments on their way to a 54-40 victory over the Stingrays that secured them top spot in the standings. Photo: Charlie Jackson/VINO
The Stingrays also secured a place in the play offs when Hannahs overcame the Rangers 41-32. Photo: Charlie Jackson/VINO
The Stingrays also secured a place in the play offs when Hannahs overcame the Rangers 41-32. Photo: Charlie Jackson/VINO
The play offs start next Friday October 26, 2012 with the number one seed, the Gunners facing the Stingrays and the Phillipinas playing Hannah's Triple Threat. Photo: Charlie Jackson/VINO
The play offs start next Friday October 26, 2012 with the number one seed, the Gunners facing the Stingrays and the Phillipinas playing Hannah's Triple Threat. Photo: Charlie Jackson/VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a 54 -40 win over HLSCC Stingrays on Friday October 19, 2012, West Gunners ensured they remained unbeaten during the regular season and pipped Phillipinas to top spot in the standings.

Off to a quick start in the first quarter, West Gunners were then pegged back by Stingrays to be just 1 point up. However, a blow out 15-4 second quarter saw them take an ascendancy that was never seriously threatened.

The 12 point margin (28-16) at the half was comfortably maintained at the end of the third (37-25) and then increased to a final margin of 14 at the buzzer.

The Stingrays had their moments, but any serious challenge was thwarted by a well marshaled defense and words of encouragement from Coach Andrew Fahie, who was able to re-focus his team at crucial stages in the latter minutes.

Top Scorers for the Gunners were Alexander Jarvis with 11 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists and Delvin Leonard who scored 10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 blocks. Dashan Hodge also had  10 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist and Kyle Abraham 10 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 assists

For HLSCC,  Mikey Joseph led the way with  15 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist and 1 block.  Rushawn Johnson added 8 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block and Videl Farrington 8 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block.

In Friday’s second game, Albion's Phillipinas beat  Lower Estate's Rangers 59- 53. Clark Santillan scored 16 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals, 5 assists. Louie Poblete notched 16 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 assists and Lucky Reyes contributed 13 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal and 3 assists.

For Lower Estate, Nauraldo Mc Cleary hit 12 points, 12 rebounds, Trayvonne Gumbs 12 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals, 7 assists and Dwayne Jennings 10 points and 8 rebounds.

On Saturday, Stingray’s clinched the final place in the top four when Lower Estate Rangers failed in their bid to beat Hannah's Triple Threat, going down 41- 32.

Rangers had given themselves an outside chance of displacing the Stingrays in the play offs when they beat Real Tool 52-45 the previous Friday. In the game, Dwayne Jennings scored 14 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steals and 1 assist, whilst Kellon Fortune added 13 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 assist,  Trayvonne Grant 4 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 assist and Jorden Jack 7 points, 9 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 assist.

The top Scorers for  Real Tool were  Justin Solomon with 11 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 assist,  Nathan Rodney, who recorded 8 points, 15 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 assist, Caleb Leonard, who finished with 8 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists and Rolando Rodgers, who had 6 points, 7 rebounds and 3 blocks.

Stingrays also beat Real Tool the following day 77 – 39 to put themselves ahead in the race for the final spot in the standings thanks to  Tyree Maduro’s  15 points, 9 rebounds, 4 steals,                  Joseph’s 14 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals and 1 assist and Johnson’s 7 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 assist.

For Real Tool Rodney had 13 points and 7 rebounds, Gianni Maduro 12 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists and Rodgers  8 points, 15 rebounds and 3 blocks

West End put down an early marker for play off supremacy when they beat Hannah’s 49-34 with Jamari James scoring 10 points, 1 rebound, 4 steals, 2 assists and 3 blocks,  Jarvis 9 points, 4 rebounds, 4 steals and 3 assists, Abraham 8 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks and Leonard 8 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist.

For Hannah’s, Mario Peters scored 15 points, 7 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 assists and Paul Linton 8 points, 11 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks.

SCBBC Intermediate Men's Showcase League Final Regular Season Standings 21/10/12

Team                                         Won        Lost          Seeding
West Gunners                              5              0                 1
Albion's Phillipinas                        4              1                 2
Hannah's Triple Threat                 3               2                 3
HLSCC Stingrays                         2               3                 4
Lower Estate's Rangers                1               4                 5
Pleasant Valley's Real Tool           0               5                 6


1st Round Playoff Best of 3:   
Friday Oct. 26, 2012
Game 1: 6:30 pm   Phillipinas vs Hannah's
Game  2: 8:00 pm  West Gunners  vs HLSCC

Saturday 27 Oct. 2012
Game 1: 6:30 pm HLSCC vs West Gunners
Game 2: 8:00 pm Hannah's vs Phillipinas

8 Responses to “West Gunners secure top spot in SCBBC Showcase League!”

  • baller (23/10/2012, 07:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Fraser and Myron when you all going cover the sea cows bay basket ball court...Instead of fighting in the legislative counsel like two school boys work together on this project that will benefit the people!
  • open wide (23/10/2012, 09:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    jarvis show them how it's done boss
  • excellent (23/10/2012, 11:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is excellent & thorough reporting of what our young people are doing in this league. Keep this kind of reporting up. I now will go see the games.
  • Belt (23/10/2012, 16:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    West run this League.........1,2,3 BELT!!!!
  • West Side Reprezenta (24/10/2012, 12:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yes belt man.... alottta belt comin weekend for playoffs!!!!


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