Raiders, Royals open with wins; two more matches on tonight

first_imgRETRIEVE Raiders and Victory Valley Royals scored opening wins when the Linden Amateur Basketball Association/Youth Basketball Guyana Under-19 club championship began on Sunday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) hard court.Tonight two more matches are scheduled for this tournament with the first game at 18:00hrs bringing together Kings and Raiders and the second at 20:00hrs featuring Victory Valley Royals and Amelia’s Ward Jets.In the opening game of the tournament Raiders scored a 46-32 win over the Jets after leading 26-18 at the break.Stephon Duncan netted 17 points to lead the charged for the Raiders as Kareem Roberts added 11 for the winners.Jennies Benjamin topped the scoring for the Jets with 13 points while Gaius George got 10.In game two of the double-header feature, Victory Valley Royals led by Kobe Tappin with a game-high 24 points overcame the challenge of Kings 46-31, after taking a 21-15 lead. Shemar Henry supported with eight points for the Royals win.Carmelo Man-Son-Hing was the best player for Kings with seven points while Tyrese Arthur had six in the losing cause.last_img

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