Titan Bowl VII ….Presidents College bounce their way to Female Title; Mackenzie High claim Male Crown
December 23rd, 2017


President’s College Female Captain and MVP, Annalisa Barclay receives the winner’s trophy from Reyad Boyce.
President’s College female team piped Marian Academy to championship honours when the V11 edition of the Titan Bowl Basketball Championship organized by Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) concluded on Sunday last at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
The male segment of the competition was won by Mackenzie High School (MHS) which schooled Linden Technical Institute (LTI) in the final, 91-74.
The female match saw President’s College edging Marian Academy 24-23. Leading the charge for the winners were Annalisa Barclay who touched in 7 points while grabbing 5 rebounds, Roschelle Campbell supported with 6 points and a whopping 15 rebounds along with 3 steals.
Despite the game high 19 points from Jada Mohan, who also grabbed 7 rebounds and 6 steals, Marian came up short when the time ran out on the clock.
The male match-up, however, was by no means a close one as Mackenzie High blew away the challenge of their counterparts from LTI. In ripping form for the winners was Yannick Tappin who poured in the game high 44 points which was backed up by 6 assists and a similar amount of rebounds along with 8 steals.
Kevlon Cadogan backed up with 14 points and 7 rebounds, while Leon Benjamin had 13 points with 11 rebounds.
The top markers for LTI were Jamal Gilkes with 18 points and 15 rebounds, Dillon Pellew – 14 points and 10 rebounds, while George Yearwood had 13 points. The tournament was sponsored by Bounty Ltd., Department of Youth and Sports, Real Value Supermarket, Go Invest and Banks DIH.
Following are results from the semis and earlier matches:
Male Semi Final 1: Mackenzie High School-47 Kwakwani Secondary School-61
Yannick Tappin 32 points, 9 rebounds, 5 steals, Kobe Tappin 7 points, 8 Steals (MHS). Isaiah Hintzen 13 points, Daniel Houston 15 rebounds (KKS).
Semi Final 2: Linden Technical Institute-56 Plaisance Secondary -52
Ronaldo Pator 14 points, Daniel Lee 14 points, Dillon Pellew 12 points, 7 rebounds (LTI).
Nigel Bowen 21 points, 27 rebounds, Andrew Johnson 13 points, Jared Sears 12 points (PSS).
Earlier matches: Linden Technical Institute-65 Government Technical Institute-45
Ronaldo Pator 17 points, 3 assists, 3 rebounds, Steals Jamal Gilkes 15points, 8 rebounds (LTI); Anton Fileen 16 points, 8 rebounds Darnel Hamer 15 points, 5 rebounds (GTI).
Bishops High School-47 Plaisance Secondary-61
Shamar Payne 20 points, Andrew Johnson 17 points, Nigel Bowen 10 points, 20 rebounds (PSS); Roydon Glasgow 12 points, Tarikh Robinson 11 points Webster Mc Rae 10 points (BHS)
Marians Academy-19 Mackenzie High School-7
Jada Mohan 11 points, 4 steals (Marian); Clifanna Hunter 5 points, 4 steals (MHS).
St Rose’s High School- 24 Marian Academy-38
Anthony Yansen 10 points, 7rebounds Kwasi Roberts 7points, 7 rebounds (SRHS); Jether Harris 18 points, 10 rebounds Akili Haynes 11 points, 5 rebounds (Marian).