27 August 2008

SEYCHELLES : Dynamics stun Rockers as Hawks and Baya clock centuries

MBU ROCKERS looked like challenging for the Men’s Division One title at the start of the season, but they are slowly losing pace after a fourth defeat.
Bernard Bristol’s PLS Hawks and Jean-Paul Camille’s Baya hit the century mark over the weekend
As for defending champions PLS Hawks, they hit the century mark once again, just like title contenders Baya.

PLS Hawks 137 … Cascade Bullets 86

For the fourth consecutive match, outgoing champs PLS Hawks reached the century mark, and last Saturday at Victoria Gymnasium, Cascade Bullets were on the receiving end of a 137-86 beating.
Ugandan Stephen Omony scored a game-leading 33 points and got valuable help from Seychelles centre Rodney Lozé with 28 points.
The Hawks’ previous three big wins were against Razors (136-71), Praslin Warriors (119-57) and Beau Vallon Heat (115-43).
They have now brought their win tally to 12 in 13 games for 25 points, while coach Grégoire Scholastique’s Cascade Bullets have 16 points for three wins and 10 losses.

Baya 116 … Angels 87

Like PLS Hawks, Baya extended their unbeaten run to four matches in the second round of the championship with a 116-87 defeat of Angels last Saturday.
Sharpshooter Jean-Paul Camille was on fire for Baya, who will travel to Praslin this weekend to meet Praslin Warriors. He banked a game-high 41 points and was helped on the offensive end by Seychelles centre Robert Léon (29 points), Hendricks Denis and Giovanni Laval (17 apiece).
The win was Baya’s 11th in 13 games played for 24 points – five more than Angels, whose win-lose record now stands at 6-7 and who have gone two games without a victory.

MBU Rockers 44 … RC Dynamics 55

RC Dynamics questioned the officials’ decisions early in their match against MBU Rockers but still went home victorious for the second weekend in a row.
Without Cyril Agrippine on the court, the Rockers again played with no conviction and determination, allowing RC Dynamics to outscore them 19-8 in the fourth quarter for a 55-44 win after the score was tied at 36-36 at the end of 30 minutes’ play.
Centre Emmanuel Larue did a fine job bringing down offensive rebounds which he turned into baskets as he got 16 points, and playmaker Kenneth Domingue added 12 for RC Dynamics, whose winning streak is now at two games after surprising Angels 77-73 the previous weekend.
With an even win-lose record of 6-6, RC Dynamics have 18 points, while MBU Rockers have now lost four times in 13 games for 22 points.

In the Men’s Division Two league, Mont Fleuri Dawgz never looked in trouble against RA Herons in getting a 61-39 victory to bring their win total to 12 in 13 games. They lead the 11-team standings with 25 points.
Anse Boileau-based Drifters celebrated their first win of the season in 13 games with a 59-56 defeat of LMS Youth.

G. G. from http://www.nation.sc/

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