(PRESS RELEASE) – The 2018 Commercial Basketball League continued last night with a lone game at the Beausesejour Indoor Facility; Sandals Blazers versus St. Lucia Fire Service.
Both teams started off the night competitively resulting in a 22-20 first quarter in favor of the Blazers. Fire service stepped up their offense in the second and by halftime had gained the lead 35-30. Keeping the rhythm and pace of the second quarter, the fire service outscored sandals 26 to 10, having the largest lead of the night 61-40. The sandals team was not going down without a fight and made a few defensive stops and outscoring the fire service 20 to 12 however a bit too late and not enough to regain the lead after the 21 point deficit of the third quarter.
Final score for the night 73 – 60. The Flow player of the Game Gabriel Inglis of the Fire Service Team had 19 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Before going down with an injury tonight Marcian Calderon had chipped in with 8 points, 9 rebounds. Jerry Charles with 13 points and Casson Augustin with 15 points also contributed to their team’s victory. Notable players for Sandals Blazers were Keegan Preville with 27 points, 11 rebounds, 5 steals and 5 assists and Simeon “Jim” Medard with 10 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists.
Games continue on Thursday September 20th as follows:
St. Lucia Teachers Union vs CSA 6 pm
RSLPF Combined Forces vs Royalton Resorts 8 pm