Bequia Basketball Zonal Championship concludes this weekend

  The Eighth Annual Bequia Basketball Zonal Championship concludes this
weekend on Saturday or Sunday September 9th or 10th, depending on the game
results!!! Rising Stars defeated Duke by a narrow one- point win in overtime
last night, 65 to 64 to go up 1-0 in the final best of three series.  
Dominant centre Craiglee Sam netted the most points in the slim victory.
Last year’s defending Champions Trade Winds East Blazers were knocked out by
Rising Stars.The Rising Stars second division club did not fare so well and
went down one game, at the hands of Warriaz and leading scorer Kerry
Frederick, losing 73 to 54.  Game 2 in both first and second divisions is
scheduled for Saturday September 9th, and game 3 if necessary on Sunday
night, September 10th.  The Under 16 division series is tied 1-1 between
Young Wizards and Hornets with the final and deciding game 3 , also
scheduled for Saturday night.  The trophy presentation and closing ceremony
will immediately follow the tournament’s conclusion.