By Carlena Knight
Princess Margaret School (PMS) and Antigua Grammar School (AGS) recorded wins in the Junior Boys category of the ongoing Cool and Smooth Inter-school Basketball competition.
Playing in the first encounter of a double header Monday afternoon at the JSC Sports Complex, PMS defeated Pares Secondary School (PSS) 5-1 in their head-to-head skills match-up.
PMS won the Right-hand speed relay, Left-hand speed relay, Individual shoot-out, Five-man speed relay, and Five-man skills challenge.
Craig Massiah got the ball rolling for the men in pink and grey by defeating Kjade Martin 8-7 in the Right-hand speed relay.
Massiah would follow that up with a win in the Individual shoot-out over Pares’ Dominique Anthony.
Tyrese Nervais continued the winnings ways for PMS in the Left-hand speed relay, edging out Shahoy Dorsett, 8-7.
The team of Michael Ainsworth, Craig Massiah, Kejual Peters, Tyrese Nervais and Tyrese White won the Five-man speed relay and Five-man skills challenge.
Pares would however have something to cheer for as their duo of Dominique Anthony and Shahoy Dorsett defeated Kejual Peters and Tyrese White, 45-39.
Anthony and Dorsett came from behind with some big last-minute shots to snatch the win away from PMS.
Meanwhile, AGS had a clean sweep in their match-up versus Jennings Secondary School (JSS).
Jamali Liverpool (AGS) defeated Devonte Smith (JSS) in the Right-hand speed relay, Deandre Humphreys trounced Lebron Alphonso (JSS) in the Left-hand speed relay, while Jamali Liverpool and Najee Simons defeated Tahjay Smith and Joshua Cruz 24-11.
Najee Simons (AGS) also defeated Jahkeem Burnette (JSS) in the Individual shoot-out.
Antigua Grammar School’s Ecker Shaw, Jamali Liverpool, Najee Simons, Deandre Humphreys and Errol Osbourne also won the Five-man speed relay and the Five-man skills challenge.