Falcons fly past Saints, 76-49


As of Tuesday, February 21, 2023


#Senior Sports Reporter


#THE Jordan Prince Williams Falcons, in their first game since losing the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ senior boys title to the Charles W Saunders Cougars, didn’t have any mercy on the Kingsway Academy Saints.

#In a lopsided victory on day one of the 36th edition of the Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic yesterday at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium, the Falcons flew past the Saints 76-49.

#In the feature game of the night, the CC Sweeting Cobras doubled up the Government High Magicmen 67-31.

#The CV Bethel Stingrays stunned the Queen’s College Comets 41-36.

#Falcons 76, Saints 49: Although they only had two players in double figures, Jordan Prince Williams had a balanced scoring attack as they marched past Kingsway Academy in a lopsided affair.

#Kamari Minns led the attack with 16 and Jakayo Kemp had 13. Both Ellery Lockhart and Barkley Cadet had eight and Valentino Ferguson, Broc Glinton, Kenneth Reckley and Philip Robinson all scored six as head coach Ernest Saunders had his team clicking on all cylinders.

#Minns had 10, with a pair of three-pointers, to help the Falcons open a 19-10 first quarter lead. Kemp came up with nine in the second quarter as they extended their lead to 38-20 at the half. They were never challenged the rest of the way.

#For good measure, and Lockhart had five as they extended their lead to 64-32 at the end of the third.

#Ferguson canned a pair of three-pointers in the fourth as they stayed ahead for good.

#Evan Cartwright had a game high 21 points and Rayjin Smith added 11 in a losing cause. Kenyon Johnson had six, Cayden Cunningham five and Ethan Burrows four, but it wasn’t enough.

#Cobras 67, Magicmen 31: Jaheim Armbrister canned 13 points as he led the attack for CC Sweeting as just about every player scored.

#Jamerolston was the only other one in double figures with 11.

#Mauricio Davis had nine, Jason Williams eight, Ronald Adderley six, Emmanuel Adams five, and Calvin Thurston, Mataeo Minnis and Robert Prater all added four.

#In a losing effort, Leroy Rolle had 11 and Rasheed Brennen finished with eight.

#Stingrays 41, Comets 36: Charles Major III had 12 points, Prescott Stubbs had 11, Derrick Edgecombe eight, Marvince Dorel five and Juvenson Jilles chipped in with four in pushing CV Bethel to victory as they led from start to finish.

#The Stingrays had went up 17-7. Leonardo Burrows had a game high 19 points and Tayshawn Taylor had eight in the loss.


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