A determined Bronx Crisis team created an upset of sorts by defeating defending champions CG Rebels on Sunday 17th November.
It is the final stage of the 2013 edition of the Malcolm Guishard Memorial Basketball league and the match was postponed from Saturday night due to heavy rains.
Champions CG Rebels had the slightest of leads at the end of the third quarter with the score at the whistle 59 to 58 in their favour. However, something went wrong in the final quarter as the Bronx team totally dominated to score all of 25 points to their 16.
Final score: Bronx Crisis 83 CG Rebels 75
The summarized scores were:
Stats for 1st of three finals game
Bronx Crisis 83 to C G rebels 75
First Quarter Crisis 19 to Rebels 15
Second Quarter Crisis 21 to Rebels 17
Third Quarter Rebels 27 to Crisis 18
Last Quarter Crisis 25 to Rebels 16
Bronx Crisis 83 points
Everson Webbe 34poi 5reb 2ste 1 of 7 free throw made
Brian Morris 16poi 9reb 3ass 1ste 1b/s 2 of 3 free throw made
Dwayne Warner 9poi 1reb 7ass 2ste 1 of 2 free throw made
C G Rebels 75points
Royden Browne 18poi 11reb 1ass 3ste 1b/s 1 of 3 free throw made
Jenerson France 18poi 5reb 4ass 3ste 4 of 10 free throw made
Kirt Herbert 17poi 3reb 3ass 4 of 9 free throw made
Bronx Crisis won first game in best of three for finals
The first match of the evening was also a closely fought contest between CG Massives and PJ’S for third spot. At the end of the game, it was the home team CG Massives celebrating with a score line of 57 to 52 in their favour. CG Massives therefore securing the coveted third place trophy.
The summarized scores:
C G Massive 57 to PJ’s 52
First Quarter Massive 13 to PJ12
Second Quarter PJ 10 to Massive 7
Third quarter Massive 19 to PJ 14
Last Quarter Massive 18 to PJ 16
C G Massive 57 points
Kirthni Esdaille 13poi 24reb 5 of 8 free throw made
Cheslyn Hutton 22poi 3reb 2ass 6ste 5 of 10 free throw made
Warren Bussue 6poi 7reb 1ass 2ste
PJ’s 52 points
Jeffrey Lewis 10poi 7reb 5ass 2ste 2 of 2 free throw made
Vance Allen 14poi 4reb 2ass 2ste
Oscar Rawlins 11poi 5reb 2ass 2ste
The next crucial game will be played this evening—Tuesday 19th November at 7 pm at the Church Ground hard court . The big question is: Will CG Rebels force a game three or will Bronx Crisis take championship honours tonight?
We will wait and see.