BSC Basketball League gears up for postseason

WITH the regular season complete, the Baptist Sports Council will now gear up for its postseason.

The best-of-three playoffs in all three divisions – men’s, 15-and-under and 19-and-under – is scheduled to be played at the Bailliou Hills Sporting Complex, starting at 10am Saturday.

The 15-and-under division will showcase the pennant winning Eagles Nest taking on St John’s, while Faith United will face defending champions Macedonia at 10am and 1pm. If necessary, game three will be played later. The two winners will advance to the best-of-three championship series that is set to be played on Saturday, May 18.

In the 19-and-under division, pennant winners Macedonia No.2 is slated to face Golden Gates and the Eagles Nest two teams will square off at 11am and 2pm. If necessary, game three will follow.

The two winners will play for the title on Saturday, May 18.

And in the men’s division, pennant winning Men of Vision will take on Golden Gates and defending champions Macedonia will battle the Eagles Nest at noon and 3pm. If necessary, their third game will follow. The two winners will go on to play in the final on Saturday, May 18.

On Tuesday night, Golden Gates clinched the fourth and final spot in the men’s division with a 38-31 overtime victory against BIBA. Golden Gates finished tied with St Mark’s at 4-4, but got the fourth spot by winning their head-to-head encounter 37-36. BIB dropped to 3-5 in fifth place.

In the clincher against BIBA, Golden Gates got 11 points from Tameko Higgs and seven from Stephen Culmer. Danni McKenzie scored nine and Donny Bain added eight in the loss.

Here’s a look at the final

games played in the regular

season on Saturday:

Men of Vision 59,

Faith United 35

Bernard Bonaby scored a game high 14 points and both Ian Pinder and Cruz Simon had seven as Men of Vision remained the only undefeated team in the league, closing out their pennant winning season in the men’s division at 8-0.

Macedonia 49, Eagles Nest 48

William Rigby scored a game high 14 points and Lenny Oscar had eight for the defending champions

Macedonia, who finished in second place at 6-2 in the men’s division. Kenneth Pratt scored a game high 19 and Lloyd Bailey had 13 in a losing effort.

Eagles Nest No.1 51,

Golden Gates 47

Dario McKenzie exploded for a game high 23 points and both Alvano Miller and Tario McKenzie had 11 in the loss for Eagles Nest No.1 as they clinched second place in the 19-and-under standings. Randy Williams had 21 and Anthony Levarity had 15 in their double header loss.

Macedonia No.2 49,

Golden Gates 39

Van Hutchinson and Jordan Wilson both scored 10 points to lead the pennant winners to a 7-1 record. Rupert Stubbs had a game high 12 in a losing effort.


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