Queen’s lose

BCC get a close victory

Barbados Community College managed a close 42-38 victory over Queen’s College as the 2014 Massy United Insurance Secondary Schools Basketball Competition continued today.

Playing at their BCC home auditorium, the lads from Howells Cross Road found worthy opponents in Queen’s College and could only manage a one-point advantage by the end of the first quarter, 10-9. BCC dominated the second quarter which ended at 20-12 with forward Jarad Grant, who top scored with 14 points, leading their offensive efforts.

BCC's danger man Anderson Gittens (with ball) powering his way to the basket.
BCC’s danger man Anderson Gittens (with ball) powering his way to the basket.
BCC's top scorer with 14 points, Jarad Grant, pushing the ball forward.
BCC’s top scorer with 14 points, Jarad Grant, pushing the ball forward.
Queen's College guard Devon Deane (with ball) top-scored for his school with 12 points.
Queen’s College guard Devon Deane (with ball) top-scored for his school with 12 points.

However, Queen’s College stepped up their intensity on both ends of the court, especially on the defensive end and slowed BCC down considerably as the third quarter ended at 33-32 in BCC’s favour.

In the final quarter, both teams came out with lots of aggression but BCC were better organised in defence while the Husbands, St James boys found themselves in foul trouble which BCC were only too keen to take advantage of as they held on for the win.

In other matches played, Ellerslie Secondary demolished Deighton Griffith 75-28 while Lester Vaughan thrashed Frederick Smith 70-31.

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