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Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

VG Bayside Blazers Jr & Sr teams a game away from District League titles

Arguably the best teams in the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF) National ‘District’ League, the Junior and Senior VG Bayside Blazers are on the cusp of lifting both titles, with only one more game to wrap up the Best of 5 Championship Series.

Both teams, managed by Honourable Julian Willock, who seems to have the ‘Midas touch’ when it comes to managing basketball teams, are leading their opponents 2 games to 1.

VG Bayside Blazers Jr and Senior teams have an opportunity to ‘seal the deal’ when the Championship Series continues on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.

Sr VG Bayside Blazers drop first game of League

Senior VG Bayside Blazers won their opening game against A’s on Friday, October 1, 2021, and then made it back to back wins when they outplayed A’s 92-67 on Saturday, October 2, 2021.

In Saturday’s win, Stephano Paul led the way with 18 points, Kimron Telemaque 16, Rodney George 12 and Travis A. Isaac 10 points and 10 rebounds.

A’s soft resistance was led by Jevon Demmings, who knocked down 24 points. Asim Beazer supported with 14 points.

The Senior VG Bayside Blazers; however, suffered their first defeat of the League on Sunday, October 3, 2021, as A’s pulled a game back with a 74-67 points victory.

Jevon Demmings top scored with 21 points, Shakeem Blackmoore 16, Juan Richards 14 points and 13 rebounds and Asim Beazer 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Rodney George led the Blazers scoring with 21 points and 12 rebounds while Gary Hillhouse scored 10 points with 8 rebounds.

The two teams resume battle from 9:00pm on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.

Jr VG Bayside Blazers smelling a championship!

After losing their opening game against Skillful Ballers on Friday, Jr Bayside Blazers returned on Saturday to win 70-67.

Nkel Stevens, with 15 points and 15 rebounds, Tkhoi Richardson 14 points and 12 rebounds, Demron Glasgow 12 points and 12 rebounds and Ryan Ramlall 10 points were the players stepping up to level matters.

The consistent Lenique Austrie led the scoring for Skillful Ballers with 18 points while Carlyiek Benjamin scored 12 and Kyron Walwyn 11.

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, Jr VG Bayside Blazers took the advantage in the Best of 5 Championship Series when they comfortably beat Skillful Ballers 75-55 to go 2-1 up.

Tkhoi Richardson had a game-high 22 points for the Blazers while teammates Demron Glasgow, with 16 points and 12 rebounds; Nkel Stevens, with 14 points and 10 rebounds and Ryan Ramlall, with 13 points, were again on the scoresheets.

Kyron Walwyn was the main scorer for Skillful Ballers with 19 points, 15 rebounds, 5 blocks and 5 steals. Javin Wattley had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

The two teams will clash in game 4 from 7:00pm on Friday, October 8, 2021.


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