October 7, 2016 Category: Regional, Uncategorized
Jamaica hold off Trinidad for second straight win 72-64
Jamaica held off a fighting Trinidad and Tobago squad for a 72-64 win in the final game of Tuesday night’s action when the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) male under-16 Championship continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown, Guyana.
Jalen Menzies and Samora Williams were once again the biggest influence in the game with the former heating up in the second half to keep the Trinidadian squad at bay.
Menzies finished with 23 points and six steals while Williams had 16 points and 13 rebounds in the game. Jabari Cunningham also contributed 11 points.
Jordan Versad who shot the ball better in the second half went 9-31 for 27 points at the end of the game in the loss...
CBCU16 – Williams, Menzies lead Jamaica to OT win over Suriname
Jamaica rode the hot hands of Sheveron Williams and Jalen Menzies to pull off a 80-67 come from behind win in overtime when the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) male under-16 championship continued on Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown, Guyana.
Jamaica trailing throughout the entire game finally took the lead in the fourth quarter with four minutes remaining.
However, Menzies would hit one of two free throws with 18.6s left in game to send the thriller to overtime.
Menzies followed his clutch free throws with a three-pointer to open overtime followed by a mid-range jumper from Williams to give Jamaica the lead that they never relinquished thereafter.
Meanwhile earlier, Williams was hot as he droppe...