Basketball

Herbert Morrison, Cornwall make winning starts in ISSA basketball

BY PAUL A REID
Observer writer

Monday, April 23, 2018

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical and former winners Cornwall College both made winning starts to the ISSA Western Conference Boys' Under-14 basketball competition last week.

Both wins came at the expense of another Montego Bay school, St James High, with Herbert Morrison winning 33-18 and Cornwall College who won 26-13 on Friday.

There were also wins for Holland High and Brown's Town High, both against Muschett High.

After being tied at eight-all after the first quarter, Herbert Morrison then outscored St James High 25-10 over the next three quarters with Kyle Frazer scoring 12 points and getting five steals.

Kemauny Welch scored 10 of St James High's 18 points.

Welch was held to four points on Friday as Cornwall College led from start to finish 4-2, 15-3 and 19-8 at the end of the three quarters, as Kristoff Hemmings scored eight points and had nine rebounds, while Brandon Shippy scored seven points and had six steals.

On Wednesday, Holland High's Flawless Travers had a triple-double with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists as they dominated Muschett High 38-11.

Muschett High came up short two, days later, losing by two points, 15-17, to Browns Town at the Montego Bay Cricket Club.

Brown's Town came from behind with 15 second-half points after scoring just two in the first half and trailed 2-5 and 2-7 after the first two quarters.

Cyril Hines scored seven points for Browns Town, while Tishane Holness got six for Muschett High.

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