Pacesetters, Colts A book semi-final spots

Trinity Grid Pacesetters booked their semi-finals berth by defeating Eagles 49-37 when the inaugural Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA)-sanctioned Yolo Entertainment ‘Super Sevens’ Basketball tourney continued on Monday at the Burnham Court.

Rayon Thomas led the winners with 24 points while Keith Tute supported with nine points. Leading the scoring for the losing side was Jorenzo Bethune with 14 points.

Colts ‘A’ punched their ticket to the final four, defeating East Coast side Buxton Lions by a 35-25 margin. Shelroy Thomas led the assault with 21 points while Quasie Newtown and Ewart Smith netted 12 and eight points respectively for the losers.

Completing the final semi-final spots were the Knights and Sonic Rebels who recorded victories over Bishops High School Warriors and Colts ‘B’ respectively.

Owan Walton and Akil Lewis led the Knights with 20 and 18 points respectively as they blew out Bishops’ High School Warriors 54-30. Netting 21 points in the loss was Marvin Durant.

Trailing 41-46 in the final eight seconds of their quarterfinal showdown, Sonic Riders Collis Pluck nailed a clutch three pointer with the points doubling ‘coloured ball’ to propel them to a 47-46 defeat of Colts ‘B’.

Pluck finished with 27 points while Jason Squires contributed 12 points. Ruel Ritch led the losers with 16 points while Jonathan Pooran and Keiron Boyce netted 12 and 10 points respectively. The tournament concludes this Sunday at the same venue.


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