Graydon Sealy continued their winning ways today when they defeated Harrison College 69-44 at Crumpton Street, St. Michael, as action continued in the Co-operators General Insurance Company-sponsored National Sports Council’s Under-16 Secondary Schools Basketball Tournament.
Once more, as has become the norm with the schools in the tournament, no one had an answer for the talented Andrew Ifill. The mainstay of a potent front court, Ifill dropped 32 points on Harrison College, while the dynamic Shaquan Newton was not far behind with 28 points. Graydon Sealy led throughout and had a massive 37-16 advantage at the break.
Harrison College were more productive after the half-time whistle scoring 28 points but were unable to get enough stops on Graydon Sealy who managed a further 32 points to run away with the contest. Harrison College also had to contend with some swarming defence from Graydon Sealy, especially in the first half.
Christopher Holder with 16 points and Shaheem Kisson with 10, were the top scorers for Harrison College.
At Martindale’s Road, Lester Vaughan woke from their first-half slumber to thump The St. Michael School 63-18. At the first half break, the scoreline was a dismal 19-10 in favour of Lester Vaughan, but the Cane Garden, St. Thomas school stepped up their intensity in the second half with Kalvin Marcus leading their charge. Marcus had 21 points, while the consistent Brett Williams and Brandon Hope added 15 and 12 points respectively.
At Husband’s, St. James, Queen’s College inflicted more pain on Combermere who have been having an up and down season.
The high-flying Kieron Savoury had 22 points, Nykell Wilson netted 23 and Nakaari Jones, 12, as Queen’s College won 73-33.
Christopher Collymore, who led the Waterford, St. Michael school to a victory earlier in the week, scored 17 points and Anton Cox chipped in with 11.
At Trents, St. James, home side Frederick Smith were thrashed by The Lodge School 54-20. Ramon Collymore with 16 points, Deshawn Clarke, 15, and Kobe Brown, 13, led The Lodge School’s offensive efforts. The Lodge School had a 33-10 lead at the break.