Day two of the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) 10th Titan Bowl schools’ knockout basketball tournament continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) on Homestretch Avenue with six matches Friday evening.
St. Stanislaus College and Marian Academy successfully got past their opponents in the girls’ division to advance to the next round.
Saints dribbled past Queen’s College 40-27 lead by Leana Benons who netted 18 points, while grabbing seven rebounds and six steals, while Naiomi Barkoye top scored for Queen’s with 14 points.
Marian girls bounced past Kwakwani Secondary 39-23 despite a superb individual performance from Shania Sears who put up 19 points along with 10 rebounds. Aaliya Singh was top girl for the victors with nine points and five rebounds.
In the under-16 division, Arima Secondary beat President’s College 40-17, Marian Academy won against Saints 42-34, Bishops’ beat Rose’s 35-34 while Kwakwani blew away Plaisance Secondary 68-5.
Kevon Phillips led Arima’s charge with 11 pts with assistance from Kasim English with eight.
St. Stanislaus College were going head to head with Marian Academy before being left in the dust in the final minutes of play. Jether Harris sunk 28 points and picked up 23 rebounds for the victors, while Mustapha Kadir had 16 points and 27 rebounds for Saints.
The Bishops’ High School edged St. Rose’s High 35-34 in extra time with Keron Bacchus netting 20 points and grabbing 12 rebounds for Bishops, while Chris Perez had 20 pts and six rebounds for Rose’s.
Kwakwani Secondary stamped their authority on Plaisance Secondary in their massive 63-point win. Clint Adolph (14 points) and Elijah David (15 points) both got into double figure points during the dominant display by the perennially competitive side.
The YBG Titan bowl is schedule to conclude tonight at the CASH. (Calvin Chapman)
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