The top team in the Women’s British Basketball League Championship the Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters celebrated an easy win and maintained a one-game lead over Nottingham Wildcats in the League Table.
Hatters got the weekend's action rolling with a commanding 87 - 63 win against Jenaya Wade-Fray and her visiting Brixton Topcats teammates at the All Saints High School.
Sheffield set the pace early in the game and had the upper-hand throughout the match, before punching in the win confidently with a dominant fourth quarter.
Stephanie Gandy led all scorers with 21 points for Hatters, while Ta'Yani Clark collected a team-high 18 points for the Topcats, while Wade-Fray contributed with 17 points.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Island Basketball League Triple Header Round Up
A triple header took place inside the CedarBridge Academy Gymnasium in the latest round of the CellOne Island Basketball League.
In the opener the Court Queens recorded a 18 - 6 win over the Pink Panthers in Women’s Division action, Amalie Smith was the top scorer with 12 points for the Court Queens, three players scored 2 points each for the Pink Panthers.
The second game of the evening was in the Men’s Division and it saw Dean Jones score 31 points to lead the Crossfire Ballers to a 85 - 70 win over the Hoop Stars, who were led by Allen Butterfield with 13 points.
The last game saw the Fly Girls get revenge on the Lady Hawks 31 – 20. Erica Woods led the way for the Fly Girls with 14 points, while Jamila Godwin scored 7 points for the Lady Hawks.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Wade-Fray - I'll Do Whatever The Team Needs
Jenaya Wade-Fray is back doing something she loves and that is playing the sport of Basketball.
Wade-Fray is currently playing in the Women’s British Basketball league for the Brixton Topcats.
In her first match Wade-Fray inspired the Brixton Topcats to a 69 – 42 win over Manchester Mystics, only their second win of the season.
Speaking after her first game back Wade-Fray said, “It feels great to be back out there playing, it's been a while and I am enjoying it.”
After her first game of the season Wade-Fray was named to the Women’s British Basketball League Team of the Week.
“I am feeling well so far, I’m just getting used to getting back into the swing of things.” Wade-Fray continued, “Also I have had this level of physical activity in a while but my knee seems to be reacting great. I just have to remember to ice and take care of myself so that I can remain healthy.”
Wade-Fray concluded, “I'll help this team in whatever they need, I think it'll be helpful bringing in my experience and basketball intelligence. Hopefully I'll be able to make a meaningful impact and help the team to move up the standings.”
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Bermuda's Guyana Tour Team Announced
Roderick Spencer (Head Coach)
The Bermuda Basketball team that will take on Guyana has been named with four players making their debut.
The four first timers include Kevin Stephens, Jamie Cedenio, Husayn Symonds and Jonathan Lowe.
The squad sees the return to action for Sullivan Phillips, also pulling on the Bermuda Jersey is the likes of John Lee, Chris Crumpler and Dean Jones.
Bermuda’s Guyana Tour Team
Roderick Spencer (Head Coach) Gavin Mackenzie (Asst. Coach) Dean Jones Sullivan Phillips Chris Crumpler John Lee Jason Lowe Vernon Lamb III Jeron Haley Kevin Stephens Jamie Cedenio Jordan Knight Husayn Symonds Jonathan Lowe
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Island Basketball League Round Up
Only one game was on tap in the Cellone Island Basketball League inside the Sommersfield Academy Gymnasium.
The lone game needed over-time to determine a winner with the Flyboys defeating the Court Kings 66 – 63.
Akil Smith led the Flyboys with a game high 23 points, while Terai Wilson scored 21 points for the Court Kings.