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Sports In Brief

NPBA ACTION

THE New Providence Basketball Association continued its regular season on Monday night at the AF Adderley Gymnasium with the Y-Care Wreckers and the Commonwealth Bank Giants both coming out victorious.

Wreckers 70, Caribs 63

Kevin Armstrong had a game high 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead Y-Care to victory. Daniel Bullard had 13 points and seven rebounds, Leon Bain also had 13 points with four rebounds and Anthony Whylly chipped in with 12 points and eight rebounds.

In a losing effort, Justin Smith paced the College of the Bahamas with 19 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Reuben Goodman had 16 points and eight rebounds and Alvano Laing finished with 13 points and seven rebounds.

Giants 90, Rockers 71

Michael Bain canned 23 points with five rebounds and three assists to power Commonwealth Bank to victory. Jackson Jacob had 15 points, Jeremy Hutchinson 13 points and 15 rebounds and both Ricardo Pierre and Mark Hanna (nine rebounds) contributed 11 points apiece.

For Pyramid Food, Cordero Seymour came up with 19 points and 11 rebounds, Kevin Hinsey had 11 points and six rebounds, Barry Carter had nine points and seven rebounds, Tamiko Moxey and Henderson Curry both had eight points and Austin Hanna eight.

The NPBA is scheduled to be back in action 7:30pm tonight with another double header at AF Adderley.

BASKETBALL

BSAA ACTION

THE Bahamas Scholastic Athletic Association continued its basketball regular season action on Monday at the Tom ‘the Bird’ Grant Park with the following results posted:

Primary Boys

Carlton E Francis defeated Teleos Christian School 14- 4 as Branika Alexis led with 5 points. Torrance Pinder had 4 in the loss.

Blairwood Academy def. Hill Crest Academy 29-6 as Cameron Pratt had a game high 15 points. Michael Johnson had 5 in the loss.

Akhepran International Academy def. Christian Heritage School 11-10 as Jordan Gibson had 7 points. Jordan Maycock had 6 in the loss.

Senior Boys

Teleos Christian School def. Zion Christian Academy 45-28 as Bertram Minnis led with 19 points. Asher Scavella had 9 in the loss. The association will be playing games every day this week from 4pm at the park.

BASEBALL

THE Eleuthera Junior Baseball League of Rock Sound is scheduled to hold a Fund Raising Steak-Out noon to 5pm Saturday at the Primary School Baseball Park in Rock Sound. At the same time, there will be a jamboree with scrimmage games played during the day and the presentation of trophies and awards for the past 2013 baseball season. On February 8 at 1pm, the official opening of the 2014 baseball season is set to be held at the Primary School Baseball Park in Rock Sound.

JBLN SCHEDULE

THE Junior Baseball League of Nassau is scheduled to continue its regular season this week at the Field of Dreams at St Andrew’s High School.

Wednesday

Minor League

7pm - Red Sox vs Astros

Friday

Major League

7pm - Reds vs Tigers

Saturday

Major League

10am - Indians vs Twins

12:30pm Yankees vs

Mariners

Coach Pitch

10am - Athletics vs Mets

12:30pm - Padres vs Cubs

3 pm D Backs vs Angels

Junior League

10am - Rays vs Orioles

3pm - Phillies vs Dodgers

Girls Softball

10am - Spice Girls vs

Transporters

12:30pm - Oilers vs

Shippers

3pm - Crushers vs

Players

Tee Ball

11am - Avengers vs

Sand Gnats

1pm - Raptors vs

Grasshoppers

3pm - Hot Fries vs

Blue Claws

Minor League

12:30pm - Pirates vs

Rockies

Sunday

Senior League

12:30pm - Blue Jays vs

Giants

3pm - Nationals vs Braves

STAR TRACKERS CLASSIC

THE Star Trackers Track and Field Club is scheduled to be host its 11th annual Baker Concrete/Greyco Ltd “Star Performers Track Classic 2014” 9am to 9pm at the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre, on Saturday.

This year’s general admission is $5, children under 10 years is $3 and VIP seats will be $20.

The meet is for divisions under eight (U8) to Masters. It is sanctioned by the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations

(BAAA) and International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) rules apply. Competing this year are athletes from Canada, United States of America, Barbados, Turks & Caicos and Jamaica along with our Bahamian athletes from Andros, Grand Bahama, Harbour Island, Moores Island and New Providence. There will even be a special appearance from our Special Olympic athletes.

The Star Trackers is proud to have Baker Concrete, International Division and Greyco Ltd. as the title sponsor again this year. The club is a non-profit club, officially started in 2001, and has over 50 primary and high school athletes registered for this season.

David Charlton, well known former national team member and Carifta stand-out, is the head coach. He is assisted by coaches Rudolph Ferguson and Luther Rolle.

The Star Trackers are proud to state that in their short history, over 40 of their student athletes have received athletic scholarships to colleges or universities in the United States. Eighty per cent of the club’s current athletes hold a 3.0 or higher grade point average (GPA). For more information on the club, visit our website at www.startrackersbahamas.com or e-mail us at startrackers2001@gmail.com

BOWLING

THE Nassau Open Bowling Championships continued Monday night at Mario’s Bowling and Family Entertainment Centre and, after 15 of 20 games, the overall tournament leaders are all from the A division again with the exception of Camille Burnside of the Ladies B category.

The top four players in each category have now advanced for the final five games 7pm tonight when a cut will be made to the top two in each category. The top two in each category will then face-off in a taped finals at Mario’s Bowling Palace 5pm February 9 for their division and overall championships.

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