DC Jammers rebound to beat President’s X11 81-79: Locals in must-win situation tonight
WASHINGTON DC Jammers rebounded from their loss to Georgetown and staved off a strong challenge by the President's XII to win Game One, 81-79, tilting the three-game series in their favour. Jammers first took a 8-1 lead but Andrew Ifill of the President's XII gave an ear1y five before the Washington side's Derrick Boyd turned on his magical display inside in reply.
FORWARDS Dexter Martin and Derrick Boyd quarterbacked the Washington D.C Jammers out of an ominous situation for a big turnaround and eventual victory from a fantastic third quarter performance, resulting in a 95-85 victory in Game Two of their three-game series against the President's XII, Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
WASHINGTON DC Jammers swept away the three-game series against the local President's XII, winning Game Three 88-83 on Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. The game was typical of the series, which started with victory for the Jammers. The visitors were up by 11 points after the first quarter, leading 22-11 and at half time 45-34.
The best basketball players in the Caribbean, scouts from colleges in the United States and even Philadelphia 76ers NBA player Rajah Bell will be there but Guyana’s male and female basketball players will not get a chance to showcase their wares at the 2002 Caricom basketball championships in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
Guyana’s participation at this year’s Verne Callwood senior Caribbean basketball championships hung by a slim thread yesterday even as officials of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation met late last evening for a final decision on the team’s participation.