Warriors seek revenge in WBA Elite League


Warriors seek revenge in WBA Elite League

Observer West writer

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Montego Bay Boys Club Warriors will be eager to make amends after their surprise one point (65-66) loss to Sav-Elite Titans on Saturday when they meet in Game Two of their Western Basketball Association Elite League quarter-final best of three series today at the Montego Bay Cricket Club, starting at 7:00pm.

Sav-Elite Titans, the number five-ranked team, created the first upset of the quarter-finals on Saturday, beating the number four-ranked Boys Club Warriors in their first game of the play-offs at Cricket Club.

The Westmoreland-based club rallied from a first quarter deficit to take a 39-31 half-time lead before holding off the promoted Warriors for a big win.

Dylon Hodges came off the bench to score a double-double 15 points and 11 rebounds for Sav-Elite Titans, combining with Shelmar Bromfield for 41 of the team's points.

Boys Club Warriors got off to a fast start and led 23-16 after the first quarter, but hit a wall in the second quarter, scoring just eight points, and Sav-Elite took full advantage to make a decisive run and grab the lead.

The Montego Bay team cut the deficit in the third quarter to three points (49-46) and continued to have the upper hand in the fourth, but came up a point shy of at least forcing extra-time.

Bromfield had a game high 26 points, while Richard Chambers and Nigel Jackson both scored nine points each for Sav-Elite.

Tafari Vassell scored 17 points to lead Warriors and player/coach Levar Rose scored 16, while Faizon McDermott and Davaughn Campbell also got eight points each.


Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaperlive




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon