In front of a huge crowd in the first ever game of the LIME National Basketball League played in Paix Bouche last night (Saturday night) the deserving supporters and fans enjoyed and celebrated victories from both home teams.
In Game 1 – Raffouls Snipers, after being down 20 points in the first quarter, came roaring back in the next three quarters to eliminate the Solo Auto Starz of Goodwill and book their place in the finals. Final scores: Raffoul Snipers 69 points to Solo Auto Starz’61 points. Top-scoring for Snipers were Shane Ferrol 19 pts , Lenin Paul 15 pts and Hendricks Holsborough 13 pts while for Starz Kester Edwards 13 pts , Kelsey Guye 13 pts and Jason Samuel 11 pts.
In Game 2 – Paix Bouche Eagles remained alive with a much needed victory in front of their home fans to come 9 points down to the LIME Pros of Grand Bay with three minutes left in the game to win by 3 points. The final scores: Paix Bouche Eagles 64 points to Lime Pros 61 points. Top scorers for Eagles were Earl Mathew 20 pts, Andel George 22 pts and Lynvor John 15 pts, while for Pros Shamal Tonge 18 pts, Dwight Baron 15 pts and Ian Anslem 9 pts.
The series is now tied at one a piece (1-1). The final game will be this Friday at the Lindo Park Hard Courts at 9pm.
But there will be the second games of the second semi-finals on Wednesday with the following games:
Game 1 – Gloria Shillingford Raptors verses Juggernauts of Salisbury; Jugggernauts lead the series 1 – 0
Game 2 – The Glam X-Men verses United Insurance Sharks; X-Men lead the series 1-0.