Games heated up in the Lime National Basketball League last night (Friday) with two games, one in each division.
The highlight of the evening was former champions Gatorade Blazers sending a strong message to the other teams in the Domlec Premier Division by destroying the Johnson Drigo Oilers of Castle Bruce by 61 points. The new look blazers took an early lead in the first quarter leading 33 points to 14 points and never turned back.
The Blazers continued to widen the lead in every quarter the seven man team of Oilers had no answer to a constant barrage of fresh legs rotating every quarter. The final scores of the game was Gatorade Blazers 111 points to Johnson Drigo Oilers 52 points. Top scoring for the Blazers were Darius Nichols 26 points, Lindson Lynch 22 points, Ricky Toussaint 14 points and Jared Joseph 17 points, while Markel George 17 points, Steve George 14 points and Rene Wiltshire 13 points for the Oilers team from Castle Bruce.
The first game of evening saw Element Agencies Ole Skool took care of E.H Charles Crossover in the Kubuli/Vitamalt Division 1 winning 52 points to 46 points in tightly contested game with teams exchanging the lead several times. In the end it was the strength and experience of Ole SKool giving them their second victory in 3 games. The top scorers for Ole Skool were Cedric Hypolite 19 points and Colbert Bertrand 9 points while Terry Fritz 13 points and Bram Sanderson 13 points for Crossover.
The games continue tonight ( Saturday) at Lindo Park from 7 pm and on Sunday at Paix Bouche from 5 pm.