By BRENT STUBBS
Senior Sports Reporter
It was the start of the elimination process and the survival round on day four of the 36th edition of the prestigious Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic for senior boys at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.
Sent packing after losing their second game in the double elimination format were Queen’s College, Temple Christian, Agape, Eight Mile Rock, Patrick J Bethel, Akhepran Academy and Sherlin C Bootle.
Here’s a look at how the teams stacked up yesterday:
Louise McDonald High def. Sherlin C Bootle 59-43; Bishop Michael Eldon def. Akhepran Academy 43-37; RM Bailey def. Patrick J Bethel 51-34; Kingsway Academy def. Eight Mile Rock 55-45; Sunland Baptist def. Study Hall 61-30; Jack Hayward def. Agape Academy 45-41; Charles W. Saunders def. Temple Christian 74-40; Tabernacle Baptist def. Gateway Christian Academy 43-20 and Study Hall def. Queen’s College 53-42.
Study Hall 53, Comets 42: Edwin Ferguson was one of three players in double figures with 17 points, six steals, five rebounds and four assists to pace the winners as they stayed alive with their second win in three games.
Trenaz Rigby had 12 points, four rebounds, four steals and two assists and Jahmsrion Albury also had 12 points with three rebounds, three steals and two assists. Trevor Forbes contributed six points with four rebounds and three steals.
Leonardo Burrows had 22 points with 16 rebounds, three assists and two steals, but it wasn’t enough to keep Queen’s College alive in the tournament. They were the seventh team eliminated as their next best scorer was Tayshaun Taylor with eight points. Ethan Forbes had six points and six rebounds.
Falcons 43, Gateway Christian Academy 20: The Grand Bahama champions Tabernacle Baptist Academy only had one player in double figures as Joshua Williams had a game high 15 points with four steals and two rebounds.
Aiden Miller contributed eight points with five rebounds, three assists and two steals; Noah Bain had five points, four rebounds and two steals and Ahmad Abraham had four points with three rebounds and Alex Minus also had four points and two rebounds.
No player was in double figures for Gateway Academy as they stayed alive with a 1-1 record. Paulston Stuart led their attack with seven points. Sherrick Ellis had five points and seven rebounds and Denecko Allen added four points with 10 rebounds.
Cougars 74, Suns 40: Romial Strachan’s 16 points with eight rebounds and a pair of assists and steals helped the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ champions Charles W Saunders to win their first game after losing their opener to move to 1-1.
Treymon Wright had 14 points, five rebounds, five steals and four assists; Marcian Pickstock had 10 points with three rebounds and two assists and Raymone Woods also had 10 points with four assists.
For Temple Christian, who suffered their second straight loss and was the sixth team knocked out, Ogden Arahna had 14 points with three assists and steals and a pair of rebounds. Darren Knowles and Kymani Roberts both had six, but it wasn’t enough.
Wildcats 45, Agape 41: Desmond Hall scored a game high 16 points with three rebounds and as many steals to push Jack Hayward to their first victory after losing their opener as they improved to 1-1. Avardo Williams and Deryl Williams both chipped in with 10 points.
Anthony Mertil had 15 points with seven rebounds and three steals to pace Agape Academy in their second loss to be the fifth team eliminated. Jvaughntrae Albury added seven points, Canaan Davis had six points and seven rebounds and Deshawn Smith had five points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals.
Stingers 61, Study Hall 30: Tianno Roberts led a balanced scoring attack with a game high 16 points, four rebounds and a pair of assists and steals for Sunland Baptist, who remained undefeated in the two games played so far.
De’Nage Kelly had 14 points, two rebounds and two steals and Jordan Saunders had 13 points, four rebounds and two steals and assists.
Edwin Ferguson was the only player in double figures for the losers with 10 points, five rebounds and two assists. Trennaz Rigby had nine points and four rebounds as they dropped their first game to sit at 1-1.
Saints 55, Bluejays 45: Rayjin Smith exploded for a game high 24 points with nine rebounds, four steals and three assists to lead Kingsway Academy as they rebounded from an opening loss in the tournament to improve to 1-1.
Kenyon Johnson was also in double figures with 10 points and six rebounds.
Christopher Munroe had nine points with three rebounds; Ethan Burrows had seven points and three rebounds and Evan Cartwright added five points with seven rebounds and two steals.
Henricus Maycock paced the losers in their second defeat with 21 points, eight rebounds, three steals and a pair of assists, but they became the fourth team ousted. Bruce Balfour had eight points and three rebounds and Jermaine Hall ended up with five points and four rebounds.
Louise McDonald High 59, Sherlin C Bootle 43: Jasmen Rock scored 23 points with seven rebounds, five steals and four assists and Javardo Toote had 19 points and 13 rebounds to provide a 1-2 punch for Louise McDonald as they stayed alive at 1-1.
Derek Francis had six points with four rebounds, three steals and two assists and Breon Lindsay also had six points in the win.
In a losing effort, Miguel Sawyer had 21 points with 10 rebounds; Kendrick Sampre had nine points, seven rebounds and three assists and Alpachino Kemp added seven points and four rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as they got eliminated with their second consecutive loss and emerged as the third team ousted.
Bishop Michael Eldon 43, Akapheran Academy 37: Lavon Cooper scored 11 points with a pair of rebounds and Javon Basden had 10 points, six rebounds and two assists in the win for Bishop Michael Eldon, who im-proved to 1-1.
Aaron Forbes had seven points with 10 rebounds, four assists and two steals and Isaac Stuart also contributed seven points with three rebounds.
Evan Hanna scored a game high 18 points with five rebounds, five steals and two assists in a losing effort. They suffered their second straight defeat to become the second team eliminated. Stephen Mackey had seven points with four steals and Baron Coleby II had six points, four rebounds and three steals.
RM Bailey 51, Patrick J Bethel 34: Kendrick Emilien had 17 points and four rebounds and Joshua Benjamin added 16 points, five rebounds and three steals in the win for the Pacers, who stayed alive to push their record to 1-1.
Ladanian McKenzie chipped in with nine points, six rebounds and a pair of assists and steals.
In the loss, Ivan Brave had nine points and a pair of rebounds and steals. Timothy Davis had six points, seven rebounds and two steals and Christopher Turnquest also had six points and four rebounds and both Trevor Robinson and Matthew Duvreus added five points with six and three rebounds respectively.
Patrick J Bethel was the first team to be eliminated, losing two straight games.
10am - Government High vs Gateway Christian Academy.
11am - CV Bethel vs Louise McDonald High.
Noon - Charles W Saunders vs RM Bailey.
1pm - Jack Hayward vs Kingsway Academy.
2pm - Doris Johnson vs Bishop Michael Eldon.
6pm - CR Walker vs Sunland Baptist
7pm - St George’s vs Anatol Rodgers.
8pm - CC Sweeting vs Tabernacle Baptist.
9pm - Jordan Prince Williams vs CI Gibson.