RCI St. Lucia
posted on April 21, 2015 06:47
Games continued last evening in the KFC National Basketball League in Micoud and Gros Islet. Courts Jets defeated Micoud Hustlerz 70 – 55 to improve to a 3-0 perfect start to this year’s Premier League tournament. Micoud seemed up for the challenge in the first half with the game in the balance at the half time interval 32 – 31, Courts Jets with a slim one point lead. Jets limited the Hustlerz to 24 points with their familiar defensive trap in the 2nd half scoring 38 themselves to win comfortably in the end.
Elsewhere, in Division 1 action at Gros Islet, Lions got an impressive overtime win over Fire Service 87 -81. A good exhibition of scoring from both teams registered the highest combined score in a Division 1 game for this year’s league. Lions as a team scored 10/14 (71%) from 3-point range, Miguel Gaspard leading the waywith four triples adding to his 19pts and 3steals. KFC Player of the game Neil Verdant had a team high 26pts and 5assists and Fabian Florton for a 2nd successive game had a strong performance with 22pts and 5rebs. Fire Service was led by Owen Cazaubon with a near triple double of 27pts, 15rebs and 9steals. Marcian Calderon added a double-double of 25pts and 12rebs but proved too little in the OT loss.
Games continue on Thursday with Canaries vs. Soufriere in Soufriere at 7pm and Maranatha Eagles vs. Sandals High Risers in Gros Islet also at 7pm.