St. Anthony’s Secondary School (SASS) had much to celebrate on Monday at the JSC Sports Complex, as they recorded double victories in the Cool and Smooth Inter-School Basketball league. SASS gained their first win as they trounced Princess Margaret School (PMS), 14-4 in the Mini-boys Secondary division.
The newbies stunned the former champions as Luke Doumith led the victors with 6 points while teammate, Ethan Walsh assisted with 4 points. Darell Westford netted 4 points for PMS. The Junior boys’ team pulled off another upset as they edged out former champions,
St. Joseph’s Academy (SJA), 42-41.
Jevonte Valerie was an unstoppable force as he sank a game high 23 points for the victors. Teammate, Ronde Davis chipped in with 8 points. SJA’s Tehran Zachariah scored 17 with teammate, Rashaun Harry sinking 14 points in a losing effort.
SJA would however have something to celebrate as their Senior boys’ team edged out Antigua Grammar School (AGS), 44-39. Michael Burton Jr. led the charge for the former champions with his 21-point performance. Dalelante Phillip contributed with 8 points. Jamal Crawford netted 14 points for the Semper Virens with Jahmeel Clark sinking 9 points. Cedar Grove continue to make an impressive run in the Mini-boys Primary category as they defeated Villa Primary, 13-9.
The dynamic duo of Craig Massiah and Naeem Joseph led the victors with a combined 9 points, while for Villa, Jahangello Williams scored 6 points. The Cool and Smooth league will host its annual All Star Two-day festival starting today and tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at the JSC Sports Complex. Today (Wednesday) the Mini-boys Primary, Mini-boys Secondary, Mini-girls Primary and Junior boys’ divisions will be in action, while tomorrow the Senior boys and Senior girls will put their skills on display in a number of events to include: speed dribble, three-point shoot-out and slam dunk contests. (Carlena Knight)