Sports — 21 December 2016 — by Karim Juan - SSBA Secretary
SHJC Scorpions and Kings are crowned SSBA Champs; 3 more divisions to be decided on Thursday

SAN IGNACIO TOWN, Mon. Dec. 19, 2016 — The San Ignacio & Santa Elena Basketball Association (SSBA) tipped off its finals on Saturday night in the Under 19 and Senior divisions. In game 1, defending Under 19 champions, Pepsi Christian Ambassadors lost their first and only game of the season against Kings, who claimed the U-19 title. Kings was led by Bryton “Bushy” Young, who had the game high with 9 pts, while Shevaughn Harris finished with 8 pts. Tevaughn Lennan was the top scorer for Pepsi Christian Ambassadors with 8 pts. In the nightcap, the young and upstart Senior Squad from Sacred Heart Junior College defeated the #1 seed, Maraton Mambas, 55-51, to cap off two upsets for the night. Jamie Carbajal had the game high with 18 pts for SHJC Scorpions, while Karl Williams sank 16 pts, and Jarret Davis netted 10 pts in the win. Michael Lyons was the top scorer for Maraton Mambaz with 14 pts, and Vandell Fuller finished the game with 11 pts.

Congratulations to the first two teams who were crowned champions this past weekend, Kings and SHJC Scorpions.

The champions of the last three divisions will be decided this coming Thursday night at the Victor Galvez Stadium in San Ignacio Town, followed by award presentations.

Remaining Finals schedule:
Thursday, December 22
6:30 p.m. – (F) Benque Queens (#1) vs Belmopan Shock (#2)
7:30 p.m. – (O-35) Tuff Enuff (#1) vs Belmopan (#2)
8:30 p.m. – (U-23) Belmopan (#1) vs Tuff Enuff (#2)

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