31 May 2014
LIBERIA : Barrolle, Oilers Swell Chances in Basketball Championship
The Rollers, in the first quarter, bowed to Barnersville Celtics 19-15 points, but led the remaining three quarters; 33-30, 47-35 and 71-62 points.
Wednesday’s game was rescheduled from Saturday, May 3 because of the rain.
The basketball outfit of the Kanyan pepper boys, last month in their strive to end their title famine in decades, pinned a number of basketball teams, including LPRC Oilers 55-53 points.
So far, Rollers have suffered two defeats to Timber Wolves and NPA Pythons, 53-49 and 64-54 points respectively.
Former and current basketball champions, NPA Pythons and LPRC Oilers surpassed Barrolle’s triumph. Both teams have so far lost a game.
However, in the second Wednesday’s game virtually youthful Timber Wolves convincingly walloped Dream Team II, 107-52 points, while Oilers boosted their chances over archrivals Pythons, winning 87-79 points.
The two games were also rescheduled from Sunday, May 4.
According to the fixture, the league continues today with two 2nd division teams opening the floor; Uhuru Prince and Heats; and Cestos Morgars will face Dream Team II, in the first division.
Several spectators, including Mary Taylor, Siatta Mensah, David Nagbe and Jenkins Nah on Wednesday expressed their hope for a continuous favorite weather condition for the league to end successfully.
They urged the LBA management to take care of the generator to avoid mechanical fault and should not rent the gym during scheduled games days.
Die-hard Barrolle fan, Madam Taylor said it is sad for the games to be cancelled because of the rains and it is frustrating for the generator to cause the deferment of games.
Nagbe and Nah, in separate interviews said it is not correct for the LBA management to rent the Sports Commission