Men’s basketball is headed towards a tense finish.
Heading into round eight of the 10-week season, the Digicel National Men’s League sports a three-way tie atop the division one standings. Caledonian Lions, Silver Bullets and Dominos Warriors are all 5-2 with 12 points. The squads will be in action on April 6 at Camana Bay’s Arts and Recreation Center as Sol face Caledonian at 4 p.m., Bullets challenge Wendy’s Tarheels at 5:30 p.m. and George Town Sports Club battle Dominos at 7 p.m.
The Lions are coming off a 80-79 win over the Warriors last Sunday. Borislav Djordjic paced the winners with 26 points, three 3-pointers and 16 rebounds while Vanrick Felix contributed 18 points and eight assists and Kobi Dorenbush nabbed 12 points. Collin Anglin paced Dominos with 31 points and three 3-pointers, Christian Ferrer chipped in 22 points off six 3-pointers and Chris Lucas and Antonio Thompson each had 12 points and eight rebounds.
Bullets produced another statement win with a 86-44 thrashing of the Blazers. Stephen Shaw went off for 20 points and 15 rebounds, Jake Whittaker grabbed 12 points and 10 rebounds, Alex Brzozowicz scored 12 points and nine rebounds, Curtis Wilson nabbed 12 points and Brandon Glasgow and Adam Milburn each added 10 points. Kevin Maxwell led the Blazers assault with 19 points and 18 rebounds while Josh Cotterell chipped in 11 points and nine rebounds.
Sol, the defending champions, currently sit fourth in the standings at 4-3. Wendy’s, 2-5, gained ground on the Blazers with a 80-64 win over 0-7 George Town. Omar Clarke scored 23 points and 14 rebounds for the Tarheels, while Andrew Foster registered 21 points and 16 rebounds, David Taylor contributed 14 points, Reuben Smith soared for 12 points and 18 rebounds and Patrick Barnes chipped in 10 points. Kristopher Brand had 15 points for George Town, Andre Tyndall nabbed 14 points and Eckerd McField produced 12 points.