Fire Hawks and Warriors reach final of Stag B/ball tourney

The Fyrish Fire Hawks and New Amsterdam Warriors have advanced to the final of the Stag Beer Basketball Club division one championships following semi-finals wins recently.

Playing at the Vryman’s Erven basketball court in New Amsterdam, Fire Hawks scored a come-from-behind 40-38 points win over Panthers while Warriors secured their final spot by eking out a 45-44 points win over Rockers.

The Fire Hawks-Panthers clash with neither team being able to register a point after four minutes.
Panthers’ Delbert Hicks finally got one to drop which led to a 10-0 run as the Fire Hawks struggled only mustering two points in the first quarter.
Following a timeout which saw Fire Hawks resting most of their starters the team managed to claw its way back into the game aided by Adrian Mc Donald, who netted eight of the Fire Hawks’ 14 first half points.

But the Panthers who scored 21 points in the opening half commenced the final quarter with a 31-26 points lead.
The final quarter belonged to Fire Talks and with Rayel Franklin contributing some significant baskets; the Fire Hawks were able to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat with a 40-38 points win. Franklin finished with 11 points for the Fire Hawks, while Panthers’ Mc Donald ended the game with 13 points and Hicks, eight.

Warriors went into their game against Rockers having already qualified for the final which might have contributed to their one-point shocker which is so far the biggest upset of the tournament.

Warriors led for most of the game through good inside work from Marvin Chester, who scored the game-high 15 points. He was supported by Leroy Edwards and Kirk Fraser with 10 points each.

Things started to fell apart for the Warriors when guard Dillon Cameron and Chester began to turn the ball over and Rockers capitalized by scoring on each turnover.
It got worse in the last two minutes of the game when Keith Harris missed two open jump shots while within the final minute more turnovers from Edwards and Cameron allowed Rockers to steal the 45-44 points win.
According to an official of the Berbice Amateur basketball Association the date for the final of the tournament will be finalised shortly.

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