CG Rebels takes First Game in Best of Three Final

Sports Page — Defending local Basketball champions, CG Rebels have placed one foot squarely in the door towards taking yet another title in terms of their domination of Basketball on Nevis.

The best of three finals for the 2014 edition of the local Basketball league, commenced at the Grell Hull-Stevens Netball complex on the evening of Tuesday 17th June.

The crowd was not huge, by any stretch of the imagination, but the diehard fans present, were treated to a high intensity game.

A pumped up Al Stapleton, former CG Rebels player, constantly ribbed his former team mates who reciprocated at opportune times.

At the end of the first quarter, it was obvious that the game was going to be competitive with a score line of 13 to 10 in favour of the Rebels. However, Bronx Crisis dropped their guards in the next two quarters and tried to play ‘catch up’ in the final quarter, but it was a case of ‘too little, too late.’

Stats for game held Tuesday 17th June 2014.
C G Rebels 56 to Bronx Crisis 42 points

First Quarter Rebels 13 to Crisis 10
Second Quarter Rebels 12 to Crisis 8…
Third Quarter Rebels 13 to Crisis 8
Fourth Quarter Rebels 18 to Crisis 16

C G Rebels 56 points
Justin Jeffers 15poi 23reb 2ste 3b/s 1 of 2 free throw made
Royden Charlie Browne 9poi 8reb 4ass 3ste 2b/s 2 of 2 free throw made
Jenerson France 9poi 15reb 3ass 3 of 7 free throw made

Bronx Crisis 42points
Kevin Franklin 11poi 11reb 2b/s 1 of 3 free throw made
Ald Stapleton 12poi 8reb 1ste 2 of 4 free throw made
Brian Morris 6poi 10reb

C G Rebels won first game in the best of three series for FINALS.
Scores Sponsored by LIME.

Next game Saturday 21st June 2014 6:00pm C G Rebels vs. Cayon Lions in the SKNABA League

Next game in the Nevis Amateur Basketball League Tuesday 24th June C G Rebels vs. Bronx Crisis. The question is: ‘Will Rebels sweep the Crisis or will Crisis apply pressure on Rebels to tie the series? 1-1?’ The basketball fans are cordially invited out on Tuesday 24th June to witness the game…

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