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St James, Cornwall in revenge basketball showdown

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

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WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Fresh from their big upset win over an illness-ravaged Herbert Morrison Technical on Monday, St James High will seek to avenge their earlier loss to Cornwall College when they meet this afternoon in the first game of an ISSA Western Conference Boys Under-14 basketball double-header at Muschett High, in Wakefield, Trelawny.

St James High hammered Herbert Morrison 31-16 on Monday at Holland High and today will hope to reverse their 13-26 loss to Cornwall College.

Also today, Muschett High will face Browns Town, and they too, will be hoping to atone for their first-round two-point loss in Montego Bay.

Muschett are also coming off a big loss on Monday going down by 50 points to Holland High.

Herbert Morrison were forced to play without a number of their players and were no match for St James High who were led by a game-high 18 points by Kemauny Welch as they won for the first time this season and also avenged their first-round 18-33 loss.

St James High led 8-2 after the first quarter, 10-7 at half-time and were up by six points (17-11) at the end of the third quarter as Malike Marston also scored six points.

Flawless Travers scored 35 points to lead Holland High to a crushing 59-9 win over Muschett High as they led 17-2, 23-4 and 40-9, respectively, at the end of the three quarters.

Jermaine Hall scored nine points and had eight rebounds for Holland High, while Vindel Gillings scored five points for Muschett High.

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