Home team Brantley CG Massives, had their work cut out for them as they fought tooth and nail with the NEVLEC High Voltage team, for a place in the finals.

The match was played at the Church Ground hard court on Monday night, AS THE Malcolm Guishard Basketball league continued.

The High Voltage team powered off to a stunning start with a 20 to 11 lead in the first quarter.

However, they had an obvious power outage in the second, as they lost that one by a margin of 22 to 8.

They came back to win the third but lost the final quarter by a crucial six points.

CG Massives therefore securing a berth in the finals, winning the game 78 to 71.

Match summary:

C G Massive 78 High Voltage 71
First quarter High Voltage 20 C G Massive 11
Second quarter C G Massive 22 High Voltage 8
Third quarter High Voltage 23 C G Massive 19
Fourth quarter C G Massive 26 High Voltage 20

Half time score 33-28 in favor of C G Massive

C G Massive 78 points
Karvin Smith 19poi 17reb 2ass 6 of 8 free throw made
Alista Usher 22poi 6reb 5ass 1ste 2 of 6 free throw made
Kirthni Esdaille 13poi 19tlreb 2ass 2ste 1 of 2 free throw made

High Voltage 71 points
Robert Morton 27poi 8reb 2ass 4ste 1 of 3 free throw made
Lenroy Parris 19poi 2reb 2ass 2ste 2 of 4 free throw made
Starett France 12poi 6reb 3ass 4ste 0 of 3 free throw

The first game of the double header, was equally entertaining as Ole Skool came up against the NABA under 19 team. Prior to this previously rained out preliminary encounter, neither of the two teams had won a game in the tournament.

They started off with a tied first quarter, with a scoreline of 14-all. The momentum continued to build, right down to the final seconds in the last quarter.

However, it was the younger lads who came away the victors.

Match summary:

 NABA U19-57 to Ole Skool 52

First quarter NABA U19-14 Ole Skool 14
Second quarter NABA U19-14 Ole Skool 9
Third quarter NABA U19-20 Ole Skool 16
Fourth quarter Ole Skool 13 NABA U19-9

Half time score 28-23 in favor of NABA U19

NABA U19-57 points
Gassano Barry 18poi 15reb 4ass 2b/s 2 of 4 free throw made
Kadel Hodge 10poi 10reb 2ass 3ste 2b/s 2 of 4 free throw made
Kareem Parry 13poi 9reb 4ass

Ole Skool 52 points
Shevon Browne 10poi 15reb 3ass 4ste 2 of 5 free throw made
Cartwright Nisbett 8poi 11reb 2ass 3ste 1b/s
Dwayne Warner 12poi 1reb 6ass 1ste 5 of 11 free throw made

Next game Tuesday 24th November first place C G Rebels vs. Fourth place D2 Ballers

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