Play in the ongoing Legend Classic Basketball Competition continued over the weekend with the seasoned Smythfield Rockers of New Amsterdam defeating newcomers Ithaca Hardliners 58-41 in a game which was played at the Ithaca Basketball Court, West Bank Berbice.
Smythfield Rockers started swiftly rocking their way to an 18-10 lead at the end of the first stanza and by the end of the first half Smythfield had extended their lead to nine points, 26-17. It was 40-32 at the end of the third quarter as the rockers maintained their ascendency for the final 58-41 winning score.
Tyrone Dey led the way for the winners with 26 points as he was supported by Jason Fraser with 17 buckets.
Top scoring for the Hardliners was Daymon Edwards with nine points.
The competition continues tomorrow with East Canje Knights making their entry into the completion as they look to pierce the Fyrish Black Sharks in a game scheduled for the Fyrish Court.
Six teams are participating in the competition: Group ‘A’ – Jammers of Rose Hall Town Corentyne, Fyrish Black Sharks also of Corentyne and Canje Knights of East Canje.
Group B- has Smythfield Rockers, Ithaca Hardliners of West Berbice and New Amsterdam Warriors.
Cash Incentives and other prizes are available for the winning and runner up teams. Incentives will also be available for outstanding individual players.
The competition is being played on a round robin basis at the group stages with the top two teams in each group emerging to contest the semifinals. The winners will then meet in the final. The competition is sponsored by Ponai’s Pharmacy of Rose Hall Town and Nand Persaud Group of Companies of Corentyne.
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