Bronx Crisis storms into finals

Sports Page – Wednesday 5th June 2013 — A delay due to a slight power outage was not sufficient to hold back Bronx Crisis, as they stormed into the finals of the ongoing local Basketball league, hosted by the Nevis Amateur Basketball Association.

The Bronx men came up against neighbours PJ’S at the Grell Hull-Stevens Netball Complex on Tuesday night-4th June, in the second of the best of three play offs.

Bronx Crisis had won the first game by the narrowest of margins-a mere one goal and both teams were determined to win this one.

Bang on the buzzer for the first quarter, a section of the lights went out with the score on 13 to 10 in favour of the Bronx team and this left a portion of the court in virtual darkness. The referees played it safe and the game was delayed for quite some time before the lights returned.

For the remainder of the game, the PJ’S team seemed somewhat sluggish coming out of the blocks and enjoyed their best time on court in the third quarter but the Crisis team sealed the deal in the final quarter to book their place into the finals and leave PJ’S in the cold until next year

Half Time Score 30 to 21 in favor of Bronx Crisis
Final Score 59 to 49 in favor of Bronx Crisis

First Quarter Crisis 13 to PJ’s 10
Second Quarter Crisis 17 to PJ’s 11
Third Quarter PJ’s 14 to Crisis 9
Last Quarter Crisis 20 to PJ’s 14

Bronx Crisis 59 points
Everson Webbe 20poi 15reb 3ass 2ste 7 of 13 free throw made
Kelvin Bramble 14poi 12reb 3ass 2ste 4 of 8 free throw made
Sheldon Lawrence 10poi 5reb 3ass 1ste 3 of 6 free throw made

PJ’s 49 points
Santos Calderon 13poi 1reb 4ass 1ste 6 of 8 free throw made
Matthew Harding 9poi 9reb 3ass 1ste 2b/s 3 of 6 free throw made
Vance Allen 12poi 1reb 1ste 2 free throw made

The next Game is scheduled for Thursday 06th June 2013 at 7:00pm at the Grell Hull-Stevens Netball Complex with C G Rebels engaging. C G Massives. The big question is: Will Massives upset the Rebels to force a game three or will the defending champions march into the finals yet again? The general public is invited out to witness what promises to be a thriller.

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