Results of games played in the LIME National Basketball Playoffs Wednesday night at Lindo Park before the largest crowd this season.
Game 1 – Raffoul Snipers took away the home court advantage from Solo Auto Stars with a disciplined and team oriented game to beat the Starz 55 points to 46 points. leaving the disappointed supporters to ask what happened last night. Top scoring for the Snipers were Hendricks Holsborough 21 pts, Lenin Paul 15 pts and D. Alexis 12 pts while for the Starz Peter Ricketts 14 pts , Glen Peters 12 pts and Jeffrey Gregoire 8 pts.
Game 2 – Paix Bouche Eagles sufferred the first real defeat of the season when the Lime Pros took advantage of the absence of star player Derrison Anthony; the inclusion of veteran player Earl Mathew could not stop the determine players from Grandbay to show that they are still one of the top communities outside of Roseau in basketball. Final scores Lime Pros 84 points to Paix Bouche Eagles 74, top scoring for Pros Shamal Tounge 34 pts, Ramal Carbon 14 pts and Ted George 17 pts . The top scorers for Paix Bouch Eagles were Earl Mathew 22 points, Andel George 22 points and Lynvor John 14 points.
These four teams will now play the second game of the semi finals on Saturday in the community of Paix Bouche to give the Paix Bouche teams the opportunity to raise some funds to help a former injured player in the United States.
Meanwhile the games will continue on Friday at the Lindo Park with the second semi finals with two games:
Game 1- 7.00pm Gloria Shillingford Raptors verses Juggernauts
Game 2 -9.00pm Glam X-Men verses United Insurance Sharks.
DABA also informs readers that thy can check the site EUROBASKET.COM, click on country Dominica and get news of Dominica’s professional basketball players and results of the games.