Challengers Exodus wins SKABA ‘A’ Division title; Shabba declared ‘A’ division MVP
Shawn “Shabba” Forbes (center) with MVP Trophy
Basketball City, St. Kitts (October 9th 2011):-The Challengers Exodus are the 2011 SKABA “A” division Champions after they swept the Cayon Lions in the Best of 3 finals series.
Challengers continued their dominative play in the division in the finals series against Cayon sweeping the Green Valley team to easily win the “A’ division title.
Challengers led from whistle to whistle beating the Cayonites in every quarter ending the first half up 41-30. The second half was equally as dominating for the Exodus as Shawn “Shabba” Forbes seemed to be an unstoppable force scoring almost at will against the pesky defense of Cayon.
The game ended with Challengers recording an impressive 86-73 victory to cap a phenomenal season for the rural west team. Challengers will now be promoted to the Premier Division for the first time in team history. Cayon will also be promoted to the Premier Division after being relegated just last year thus proving that they are truly a Premier Division team.
Shawn “Shabba” Forbes had a game high 30 pts 7 rebs, 3 blks while teammate Jerome Archibald had 9 pts and 9 rebs.
Tyrone “Ty” O’Loughlin led Cayon with 11pts, 4 rebs, 5 assists and teammate Jamone Isaace was 1 rebound and 2 assists shy of a triple double with 12 pts, 9 rebs and 8 assists.
Shawn “Shabba” Forbes was named player of the game as well as finals and regular season MVP.
Challengers Exodus Team