Noble Prep Academy makes debut with 58-24 rout over Cougars

THE 32nd Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic closed out day one of competition at the AF Adderley Gym Monday night with Noble Preparatory Academy making their debut with a 58-24 rout over the Charles W Saunders Cougars.

In other games on day one, the Queen’s College Comets knocked off the Westminister Diplomats 40-31, the RM Bailey Pacers held off the CV Bethel Stingrays 51-43, the Doris Johnson Mystic Marlins posted a 60-36 win over the Kingsway Academy Saints, the defending champions CC Sweeting Cobras breezed past the Temple Christian Suns 55-44 and the CI Gibson Rattlers pounded the Aquinas College Aces 72-19.

Noble Prep 58, Cougars 24

Livingstone Bromwell had a game high 23 points with 18 rebounds to lead two other players in double figures. Tenerro Ferguson added 17 points and seven rebounds and Delroy Grandison had 10 points and four rebounds.

Noble Preparatory, coached by Geno Bullard, opened an 18-4 lead at the end of the first quarter that they extended to 33-6 at the half. They pushed their lead to 45-13 after the third quarter. Daniel Hall had a side high 10 points and Travis Barnett added six points in the loss.

Comets 40, Diplomats 31

Lerecus Armbrister canned a game high 19 points with four steals for Queen’s College, who didn’t have any other player in double figures. Jave Ettienne added six points and six rebounds.

After taking a slim 8-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, Queen’s College went ahead 23-13 at the half. They went on an 11-6 spurt in the third, but Westminister came back for a 10-6 advantage in the fourth. Romel Kelly had nine points and eight rebounds in the loss.

Mystic Marlins 60, Saints 36

Game Atilus scored 14 points with nine rebounds and Brendon Stubbs had 13 points, three rebounds and three assists to help out.

Emmanuel Butler scored 12 points with five rebounds in the loss.

The Mystic Marlins led 18-8 at the end of the first quarter and extended it to 28-19 at the half. By the end of the third, they were up 46-27.

Cobras 55, Suns 44

Braymond Jones scored a game high 17 points, Antonio Munroe had 11 points and six rebounds, Jamal Simon added 10 points and Dave Davis finished with nine points and eight rebounds for the defending champions.

CC Sweeting, coached by Mario Bowleg, led 9-3 after the first quarter and they built a 25-11 advantage at the half. They led 42-29 at the end of the third.

Dylan Musgrove had a game high 19 points with even rebounds for Temple Christian.

Rattlers 72, Aces 19

All but one of their 14 players in uniform scored as CI Gibson made it look so easy in the first game of the tournament. Shakwon Lewis, Johnley Noel and Shamie Rolle all scored nine points with Lewis dishing out six assists with five steals and four rebounds. Oatman Lightbourne added eight points. Braithe Ferguson had a game high seven rebounds.

Aquinas College got 10 points from Khristian Martinez.

CI Gibson led 11-6 after the first quarter and 25-10 at the half. They went on a scoring rampage in the third to extend their margin to 53-13 going into the fourth.

Pacers 51, Stingrays 43

Shaquille Stubbs pumped in a game high 16 points with seven rebounds for RM Bailey. Elkeeno Isaacs added 13 points and Jeremell Sweeting had eight points, four rebounds and four assists to help out.

CV Bethel got 12 points and six rebounds from Reginald Chisholm and Deangelo Miller chipped in with 11 points and nine rebounds.

The Pacers led 14-8 after the first quarter and 29-19 at the half. The Stingrays had a 13-8 spurt in the third, but the Pacers closed out the fourth 14-11 for the win.


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