By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway
Splash Brothers, defending Hon. Julian Fraser Save The Seed Basketball League champions have been having a rough year, with losses to the league’s top teams.
However, after losing Friday’s playoff opener 87-83 to the Knights, Splash Brothers beat them by the same 87-83 score on Saturday.
On Sunday, Steve Parillon who had a 24 points 20 rebounds double in Saturday night’s series evening win, tallied 19 and pulled 15 of the rack, in leading Splash Brothers to an 85-79 victory.
Jasin Rhymer Jr., who dropped in 21 points on Saturday, followed up with 18. Deangelo Sampson also had 18 points and snatch 12 rebounds. Ashield Frett added another 15 to the scoresheet.
Dudley Richardson had a game high 26 points to lead the Knights scorers. Nicols Charles added 14 and Dalvern Blyden contributed anther 10. B’Jorn Caleb pulled 10 rebounds to go with his eight points.
After a thrilling 103-102 victory over DA 3rd, Momentum eliminated them from the playoffs with Sunday’s 89-83 victory.
Nicos Penn who wasn’t a factor in the first game, ignited for 29 points. Radley Stevens who had a game high 32 points in the opener, dropped in 25 and seven rebounds.
Tyler Cameron had a 20 points 23 boards double double, after scoring a paltry five points in the opener and grabbing a six rebounds.
DA 3rd’s Jiminez Stoutt was their leading scorer with 20 points and a game high 12 assists for his double double. He also had six rebounds. Vincent Wattley added 17. Deshawn Douglas finished with 15, while Phillip Glasgow poured 11 and Rashawn Johnson, 10.
After a 10 points 10 rebounds as the fifth Pure Playaz scorer in their 81-69 victory over We Dem Boys, Romain Minott exploded for 29 points, seven steals, six assists and six rebounds, in their 30-point 91-61 Sunday night win over We Dem Boys. Ray Victor, who led Saturday’s scores with 24, dropped in 15 to go with eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals.
Requan Fahie was We Dem Boys’ top scorer with 22 points. Hakeem Penn dropped in another 14. Neil Wills narrowly missed a double double with 11 rebounds and nine points.
Bayside Blazers eliminated the Warrias with an 86-73 victory on Saturday night. Travis Issac had 19 points and seven rebounds to go with seven steals and five assists.
Tavon Phillip who had 28 during Friday night’s 80-70 victory, followed up with 16 points. He also had eight rebounds, six assists and four steals. Anthony Keane, Devante Brewley and Duron Phillip, poured in 14 points respectively.
Warrias’ Juan Richards had a game high 21 points and 12 rebounds for his double double. He also had four blocks. Nathaniel “Nat” Malone, dropped in 18 points to the tally, while Kimron Telemaque added another 11.