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PRESS RELEASE – Soufriere Sulphur Stars defeated Canaries Moon River 50 – 40 in the battle of the west down in Soufriere in Premiere League action last evening in the National Basketball League.
Leading the way for Soufriere was KFC Player of the Game Linzel Alcee with 15pts, 12rebs and 5assists. Clayton William also added 17pts and 8rebs for Soufriere.
For Canaries, Larry Shepherd was the lone player with double figures. He finished with 13pts and grabbed 12rebs in their loss.
In Division 1 action in Gros Islet, Maranatha Eagles through Ryan Headley’s prolific shooting from long range made easy work of Sandals High Risers in the 2nd half 73 – 49.
At half time Eagles led 29 – 25 but pulled away through KFC Player of the Game Ryan Headley leading the way scoring 5/6 3-point field goals for his 19ts and 7rebs.
Arthur Lisson also had an outstanding performance with a game high of 23pts and 14rebs for the Eagles. Kurt Weeks had 11pts and 8rebs for Sandals in their 2nd defeat of the tournament.
Games continue this weekend with the following schedule listed below:
On Saturday April 24th, 2015
Lions vs. Police in Gros Islet at 6pm
Courts Jets vs. Soufriere in Gros Islet at 8pm
Fire Service vs. Combined Schools 6pm at the Morne Playing Facility
Morne Gladiators vs. VBCC 8pm at the MornePlaying Facility
On Sunday April 25th, 2015
Maranatha Eagles vs. BBC at 5pm in Gros Islet
Canaries vs. Micoud Hustlerz at 7pm also in Gros Islet