The Digicel Grenadines Basketball Championship came to an exciting conclusion on Saturday Night at the Clive Tannis Hard Court in Bequia.
The Union Island All-Stars defeated the Bequia All-Stars in overtime 59 to 54 to capture the coveted title of Grenadines Champions. Kevin Joseph led the scoring for Union with 17 pts while rookie Orando Blugh of Bequia contributed 12, including an impressive dunk, but Bequia fell short of victory. The Championship game was a dog fight all the way, no team leading by more than 6 points all night, giving the fans a nail biting finish to an excellent competition.
Weekend Game Results.
FRIDAY NOV 22nd:
Game 1: SEMI FINAL: Union Island defeated Mustique 112 to 51
-leading scorer Union: Stevorn Taylor with 25 pts, 3 reb, 2 assts, 2 steals
-leading scorer Mustique: Glenn Smith with 19pts
Game 2: SEMI FINAL: Bequia defeated Canouan 58 to 40
-leading scorer Bequia: Kelan Eddwards with 12 pts, 4 reb, 2 steals
-leading scorer Canouan: Rohan Henry with 12 pts
SAT NOV 23rd:
THIRD PLACE GAME: Canouan Islanders defeated Mustique Icon 80 to 63
-leading scorer Canouan: Rohan Henry with 25pts
-leading scorer Mustique: Ishama McKree with 21 pts
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: UNION DEFEATED BEQUIA IN OVERTIME 59 to 54
-leading scorer Union: Kevin Joseph with 17pts, 4 reb, 1 steal
-leading scorer Bequia: Orando Blugh with 12 pts