SUCKER GARDEN – Week 12 of the Ladies Basketball Championship continued with 2 games last Sunday, February 7, in the senior division at Melford Hazel Sports Complex.
The first senior game of the day saw Learning Unlimited go up against MGM Lightning, which saw Lightning outscore LU 15-0 in the first quarter. Learning Unlimited played MGM Lightning pretty evenly throughout the rest of the 3 quarters of the game, but could not make up the deficit. MGM Lightning led 29-10 at the half and won 57-36.
MGM Lightning was led by Jonelle Richardson with 16 points and Selah Fleming with 10 points. Learning Unlimited was led by 3 players with 10 points, Rachael de Groot, Jakisha Brooks and Sarai Hernandez.
In the second game of the afternoon, Bush T Remedy went up against Thunderz looking for their second win against them. The first quarter was played pretty evenly and ended with Thunderz up 14-13. Thunderz extended the lead to 31-24 at the half, but only led 41-46 at the end of the third. The Thunderz increased their defense, which led to outscoring Bush T Remedy 11-2 in the quarter to win 57-43.
Thunderz was led by Chantel Hodge with 30 points and Joyette Lloyd with 12 points. Bush T Remedy was led by Jacqueline Hodge with 22 points and Minelva Maduro with 11 points.
The senior division standings are Lightning at 11-2, Thunderz at 10-3, Bush T Remedy at 3-10 and Learning Unlimited at 2-11.
Games continue this Sunday, February 14, for U16 teams at 2:00pm and senior teams at 3:00pm as Lightning take on Bush T Remedy, and at 5:00pm as Learning Unlimited take on Thunderz.