THE battle for the right to be on Guyana's male and female basketball teams to attend the CARICOM Basketball championships in the U.S. Virgin Islands begins tonight when Linden oppose the Washington D.C Jammers.
National captain Lugard Mohan and forward Andrew `Mr. Dunk' Ifill played pivotal roles as Georgetown rapped DC Jammers on the knuckles with an eleven point defeat when the two met at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Monday night. Ifill and Mohan scored 20 and 18 points respectively as Georgetown played the unusual role of revenge seeker for Linden, who were toppled by Jammers in their opening game, to win 83-72.
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.