Hodge leads Thunderz and Richardson leads Lightning to wins in ladies basketball

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.

Chantel Hodge of Thunderz Shoots a three against Keri Hyman of Bush T Remedy 2-001The 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.

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