25 October 2008

SIERRA LEONE : As basketball competition continues… Lumley Dreams, YMCA win their encounters

As the basketball competition continued at the National Stadium basketball court YMCA came very strong after losing their first match against YSC and defeated their opponents Central Phynix by 53-54
In the first quarter it was 19-18 in favour of YMCA. In the second quarter it was 35-25 and in the third quarter it was 39-30 in favour of YMCA. And the final quarter ended 53-44 in favour of YMCA to record their first victory in the competition.
In the other encounter Lumley Dreams continued their winning spree when they defeated their opponents Forceans by 43-40 in a very stiff encounter.
From the start to the end of the match it was a very tight contest. In the first quarter it was 10-9 in favour of Lumley Dreams, and in the second quarter they still maintained their lead by 21-20. In the third quarter, it was 33-29 still in favour of Lumley Dreams and in the final quarter ended 43-40 to give Lumley Dreams their second winning in the competition.
During the match Yaya Jabba of Lumley Dreams made the highest point of 12 while Hoody Lymon of Forceans made the highest point of 10 for his own side.
The coach of Lumley Dreams, Paul Brewah, said winning their two matches was not magic because the players had been together for a very long time, and that they were playing as a team that was why they were able to achieve their goal as a team.
He also noted that their team had a lot of mature players, adding that they also had younger players who had shown to be a force to reckon with in the future.

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