Bsc League Back On The Court Saturday

AFTER taking a break for the Easter holiday weekend, the Baptist Sports Council (BSC) is scheduled to resume play in its 2012 Basketball League at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex on Saturday with teams in the three divisions jockeying for the four playoff spots. In the 14-and-under division, defending champions Macedonia, runners-up Eagles Nest and Temple Fellowship are all tied at 2-1. In the under-19 division, Macedonia's A team is out front at 3-0. And in the men's A division, Macedonia leads at 3-0 as well while St Mark's tops the men's B division at 2-0 and Hope Centre is also undefeated at 1-0. Only three weeks are left in the regular season before the playoffs are slated to get started in May. In the big game of the day on the men's side, defending champion Temple Fellowship avenged their only defeat so far by knocking off the Eagles Nest 73-60 as Ian 'Wire' Pinder scored 19 and John Smith had 18. The losers got 20 from Tario McKenzie. The big showdown in the 15-and-under division saw Macedonia also rebound from a previous loss to prevail with a 37-28 decision over last year's runners-up Eagles Nest. DeVonte Gibson had 12 points and Davon Adderley chipped in with 10 in the win. Rashad Stubbs had eight in the loss. Surprisingly, St Mark's stunned Golden Gates No.2 42-38 to remain undefeated in the men's B division behind Chris Stuart's 11 points and Sevant Laing's nine. Denny Moxey had 14 and Vincent Strachan 12 in the loss. In other scores, Macedonia No.1 19-and-under def. Eagles Nest 52-49 after the Eagles Nest beat Macedonia No.2 38-34, Temple Fellowship 19-and-under def. Christian Tabernacle 45-38, St John's nipped Mt Nebo 19-and-under 33-31, BIBA men def. Evangelistic Centre 43-34 and Hope Centre def. Temple Fellowship 15-and-under 25-20. * Here's a look at Saturday's schedule: Court One 10am - Eagles Nest vs Temple Fellowship (15) 11am - Hope Centre vs St John's No.1 (15) Noon - Mt Nebo vs Temple Fellowship (19) 1pm - Golden Gates No.2 vs Evangelistic Centre (M) 2pm - Macedonia No.1 vs Macedonia No.2 (19) 3pm - Eagles Nest vs St. John's (19) 4pm - Hope Centre vs BIBA (M) Court Two 10am - Macedonia vs St John's No.2 (15) 11am - Eagles Nest vs St Mark's (19) Noon - Macedonia No.1 vs Golden Gates (19) 1pm - Temple Fellowship vs Church of the Nazarene (M) 2pm - Golden Gates vs Mt. Nebo (19) 3pm - St Mark's vs Christian Tabernacle (19) 4pm - St Mark's vs Evangelistic Centre (M)


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