Nets defeat fierce rivals Sonics in GABA tournament

Nets and Eagles won matches in the Open and U23 divisions when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League Championship continued on Saturday.

Nets downed fierce rival Sonics 77-60 at the Burnham Court on Carmichael and Middle Streets.

Vanrick Fields scored 16 points while Hodyah Smith, Darion Lewis and Antwoine Austin supported with 13, 12 and 11 points respectively for Nets.

Chipping in with nine, seven and five points each were Pelham Doris, Mortimer Robertson and Michael Richards.

For Sonics, Trevor Smith scored the game-high 19 points while Earl O’Neil battled to 17 points.

Supporting with eight, six, five and four points respectively were Joel Schultz, Kerwin Jackson, Junior Lovell and Richard Heyliger. Meanwhile Eagles defeated Plaisance Guardians 78-68. Travis Belgrave netted 30 points while Kwesi Thompson, Shamar Huntley and Patrice Agrippa added 17, 12 and eight points respectively.

For Plaisance Guardians, Nigel Bowen scored 22 points while Jared Sears chipped in with 12 points.

Contributing nine, eight and seven points each were Akeem Crandon, Anton Fileen and Almond Bovell.


Essequibo hold advantage over G’town as wickets tumble on day one

Leaders Essequibo held a slight advantage over Georgetown at the end of day one of their fourth-round clash of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars three-day Franchise League tournament played at the Tuschen Sports Club ground, yesterday.

Suddie cricketer credits Coach Daniels for recent success 

Twenty-four–year old Anthony Adams is a left–arm spin bowling all-rounder who is quite competent with the bat.

Smith lashes ‘panicking’ batsmen after another collapse

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Australia captain Steve Smith has accused his batsmen of “panicking” under pressure and demanded they show more starch after another collapse against India saw the side thrashed by 50 runs in the second one-day international in Kolkata.

Cyclists set to compete in back-to-back events this weekend

The cream of the nation’s cyclists will renew their rivalry this weekend with back-to-back events.

CAC bodybuilding and fitness c/ships postponed

The 45th edition of the CAC Bodybuilding and Fitness championships has been postponed until further notice following the earthquake in Mexico City.

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