Exciting finish for Street Legends Tournament
Published: Sep 05, 2013
The Street Legends Basketball League Season Four recently wrapped up with a number of exciting games over at the Kendal GL Isaacs National Gymnasium.
In the first game of the night, in the Scotiabank Baby Legends Division, the St. Cecilia’s Baby Warriors got past the Sherman Smith Basketball Club, 30-27. Leading the way for the Warriors was Alex Fores with 15 points and seven rebounds. Pedro Knowles chipped in with eight points.
The second game of the evening showcased the two top teams in the Junior Girls Division. The Kingsway Academy Saints got past the Sherman Smith Basketball Club, 19-6. Leading the way for Kingsway was Tameka Bowleg with 13 points and six assists. The Sherman Smith club was led by Terell Cox with four points and four boards.
In the Junior Boys Division, the Fred Mitchell Fox Hill Nangos got past the Cornell Armbrister Exuma & Ragged Island Cap Industries Basketball Club, 33-11, for the overall championship in that division. Leading the Nangos was Atilus with 18 points and 11 boards. Lerecus Armbrister chipped in with eight points in the win. The Exuma Cap Industries team was led by Charles Saunders with eight points and seven boards.
In the final game of the night, the Kendall Major Garden Hillsiders defeated the Anthony Moss Exuma & Ragged Island Trotters, 80-72, for the overall title in that division. Leading the Hillsiders was Randy Williams with 17 points, six assists and four blocks to take home the Street Legends & Urban Renewal Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award. He was also presented with the Furniture Plus Tyrone Paul/Patrick Darville Prestigious Award. Jay Mitchell added 15 points and 11 boards for the Hillsiders.
For the Trotters, Tenerro Ferguson had a game high 32 points to go along with eight assists, and Shervin McPhee contributed 16 points and 15 rebounds.
These exciting games brought the 10-week season to a close. The Street Legends Organization along with Urban Renewal thanks all of their partners, participants and supporters who made Season Four possible, and the organization looks forward to celebrating Season Five in 2014.
A record number of teams and players took part this year.
“We begin with the Ministry of Youth, Sports, & Culture. We have to thank Minister Dr. Daniel Johnson and Sports Director Tim Munnings for believing in us year after year,” said organization President Wilton Russell.
“Thanks to Dr. Johnson for entering two teams from his constituency. Also, special thanks to Stacy Mackey from Burns House, the Vitamalt Brand Manager, for partnering with us. Special thanks to Superintendent Steven Dean of Urban Renewal, Mr. Pratt of the Englerston Western District, Superintendent Kendall Smith from the Kemp Road Urban Renewal Center, Mr. Darrington Sands from the Fox Hill Urban Renewal Center, Mr. Darron Mortimer from the Fort Charlotte Urban Renewal Center, Mr. Tito Dawkins and Mr. Sanata from the Pinewood Garden Urban Renewal Center, Mr. Rolle from the Bain and Grants Town Urban Renewal Center, Inspector Richard Richardson from the Centerville Urban Renewal Center, and to all of the Urban Renewal officers, staff members and associates.
“We also have to thank Mr. and Mrs. Darville of Furniture Plus and their staff, Leah Davis and Indira Rolle from Scotiabank for our Baby Legends division, Ms. Melanie Hutchinson of Colina Insurance, Mr. Marlon Johnson and Ms. Carol Barnett of BTC, and Ms. Colette Godfrey of BTC Marketing, Diana-Lynn Sands of RBC, Mr. Francisco Decardenas and Ethlyn Davis of Bahama Waste Management, BahamasLocal.com, Ms. Sasha Pratt and Ms. Nikara Bullard of Coca-Cola, Ms. Christen Charlton of Southwest Plaza, Shannon from McDonalds, Mrs. Yolanda Pawar-Bain of Aestos, and to each and every member of Parliament whom supported their own constituencies.
“We are extremely grateful, for without all of your support and strength, this really would not have happened.”
Season Five of the tournament will also represent the organization’s 10th year of existence.