Kwakwani edge out Mackenzie in youth basketball semi-final

Kwakwani Secondary sealed their final’s berth, edging Mackenzie High School 48-46 in their Under-16 semi-final matchup when the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) 9th National School Basketball Festival (NSBF) continued on Friday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Kemmol Benjamin netted a game high 16 points, four rebounds and five steals in the win. He was supported by Domair Gladstone who collected 12 points, six rebounds and four steals.

Netting 15 points while collecting seven rebounds and three assists for Mackenzie High was Kevlon Cadogan

The second semi-final showdown saw St Rose’s High defeat Marian Academy 53-48. Nathan Saul led the way with a game high 25 points and three rebounds while Shamar Huntley recorded a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds in the win.

Registering a double-double of 22 points and 15 rebounds for Marian was Dwayne Obermuller.

In the girls’ division, St Stanislaus College defeated St Rose’s 10-6.

 

Felicia Johnson led the winners with six points and two rebounds while Natasha Seymore supported with four points, three rebounds and two steals.

Jada Amerally was the chief scorer for the losers with four points, four rebounds and as many steals.

In the Elite 24 exhibition matchup featuring players shortlisted to be a part of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) setup, Team Gray (Georgetown Players) defeated Team Green (Out of Town Players) 53-49.

Daniel Haynes led the winners with 12 points and three rebounds while N Saul contributed nine points and forced four steals. Terron Welch led the losers with six points and as many rebounds.

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