Plaisance Guardians overcame newcomers Kobras 99-97 in their Open Division encounter when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League continued on Thursday at the Burnham Court at Carmichael and Middle streets.
Nikoloi Smith was the primary threat for the East Coast Demerara unit, tallying a monstrous 40 points. He was assisted by the foursome of Marlon Chesney, Enoch Matthews, Neetzkiel Yimel and Trenton Woolford, who netted 12, 11, 10 and 10 points, apiece.
On the other side, Travis Burnett top scored with 30 points, whilst Jermaine Slater, Carlos Edwards and Mark Richards chipped in with 20, 18 and 18 points, respectively. Deadlocked 45-45 at the end of the first half, Guardians seized control of the contest in the pivotal third period, registering 21 points, while restricting their foes to 16 points, to enter the final period ahead at 66-61…..