SAN IGNACIO TOWN, CAYO, Sun. May 14, 2017–The Pepsi NEBL semi-finals continued this past weekend, as a decisive game 3 was played today in San Pedro between Cayo Western Ballaz and San Pedro Tiger Sharks. The winner of this game would stamp their ticket to the finals, to face off with Belmopan Bandits. The home team, San Pedro Tiger Sharks was able to easily secure the 82–69 victory, as they took command of the game in the second quarter, and Cayo Western Ballaz was unable to cut the lead to single digits for the rest of the game.
With the win, 2-time NEBL champions, San Pedro Tiger Sharks are heading to their fourth straight NEBL finals, as they try to erase the bitter taste from their mouths, after last season’s disappointing ending. Belmopan Bandits, on the other hand, have been resting, and now have even more motivation to bring home both semi-professional championships to the capital city, since Belmopan Bandits football team were crowned PLB champs last night.
This is the fourth straight year that the top 2 teams in the regular season will face off in the NEBL finals.
Saturday, May 20 at 9:00 p.m. – San Pedro Tiger Sharks (#1) vs Belmopan Bandits (#2) at San Pedro High School in San Pedro Town
Thursday, May 25 at 8:30 p.m. – Belmopan Bandits (#2) vs San Pedro Tiger Sharks (#1) at UB gymnasium in Belmopan City
Saturday, June 3 at 9:00 p.m. – San Pedro Tiger Sharks (#1) vs Belmopan Bandits (#2) at San Pedro High School in San Pedro Town (if necessary)