Youth Basketball Guyana’s (YBG) Five’s Challenge Series bounced off yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) with some good preliminary matches that were witnessed by scores of fans in the stands.
Fives’ Challenge Series is an exciting school basketball event which tips off the YBG year calendar. The event age categories include: Girls’ Open, Boys’ Under-14, 16 & 19, along with Past Students’.
The two-day event will also feature a number of novelty activities for players and fans to showcase their dribbling, shooting and passing skills for prizes today. This year for the first time the event will feature a slam dunk competition which will be completed today as well, along with the respective finals from 13:00hrs.
See below a list of the first round winners and top scorers.
Day 1 results
Kwakwani High defeated The Bishops’ High School 13-4
– Lebron Kissoon- 5points (Kwakwani)
Marian Academy B- 12points defeated YBG-B- 11points
– Allistair Phyll – 5points (Marian Academy)
Marian Academy A defeated President’s College 9– 5 points
– Lenar Austin- 4points (Marian Academy)
YBG A defeated St Roses High School 19- 2 points
– Jaden Mohan- 6 points (Marian Acad.)
Marian Academy defeated Tutorial High 25 – 4
– Jahrier Younge – 8points (Marian Academy)
Mackenzie High School defeat President’s College B 9-0
– Rasheba Cornell- 4points (MHS)
President College A defeated St Roses High School 21- 0 point
– Saffiya Greene – 7points (PC)
Mackenzie High School A defeated Saints Stanislaus College 17- 15 points
– Parish Cadogan- 7points (MHS)
Marian Academy A defeated Mackenzie High School B 28- 14 points
– Selvaughn Moseley- 12 points (Marian Acad.)
Boys’ Under 16
President’s College defeated Marian Academy 14– 13 points
– Jeremiah Johnson- 5 points (PC)
Bishop High School defeated St Roses High School 16- 14
– Kahil Farrinton- 6 points (SRHS)
Mackenzie High School B lost to Christ church Secondary 6-4 points
– Tyrese James- 4 points (Christ Church)
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