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Manswell, Winter trick Shak Attack 66-54

Published: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Straker Nets’ Jeffrey Harris goes for a lay-up against two Defenders during the Men’s Premier Division of the Barry Stewart Invitational Basketball League at the Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena in Chaguanas last Sunday. Straker won 68-48. PICTURE CA-IMAGES

Centre-court player Dexroy Manswell and Ronell Winter scored in double-figures to lead Police to a 66-54 victory over Detour Shak Attack when matches in the Men’s Premier Division of the Barry Stewart Invitational Basketball League continued at the Jean Pierre Complex, Mucurapo, on Thursday night.

Manswell tallied a match-high 20 points for the Lawmen who broke open a 12-12 first quarter score to lead 37-31 at the half-time interval.

Winter chipped in with 15 valuable points and centre Don Williams added nine for Police who despite being outscored 12-10 in the third period, rebounded with their best output in the final quarter, 19-11 to take the victory.

For Shak Attack, guard Kurt Christian had 13 points while centre Wilt Vincent and guard Shorn Solomon netted ten apiece in the loss.

In Thursday’s first match, an Under-19 Division encounter, Akheem Boyd poured in 20 points, Charles Williams 18, Jovan George 13, and Ishmael De Freitas 12 as SOS Academy tamed New Age Lions, 94-46.

Results 

THURSDAY
Under-19 Division:
SOS Academy (39) 94 (Akheem Boyd 20, Charles Williams 18, Jovan George 13, Ishmael De Freitas 12) vs New Age Lions (27) 46 (Joshua Sheppard 28, Israel Dyett 10)
Men’s Premier Division:
Police (37) 66 (Dexroy Manswell 20, Ronell Winter 15, Don Wilkinson 9) vs Detour Shak Attack (31) 54 (Kurt Christian 13, Wilt Vincent 10, Shorn Solomon 10)

Matches

Tonight’s Match-ups (JPC)
Under-15: Spartans vs Crusaders, 3 pm
Under-15: Detour Shak Attack vs Brian Chase Academy, 4.30 pm
Under-19: Starker Nets vs Matthew Pierre, 6 pm
Men’s Premier Division: Maloney Pacers vs Trailblazers, 7.30 pm
On Tuesday (Pleasantville Indoor)
Under-19: Petro Jazz vs Straker Nets, 7.30 pm
Men’s Premier Division: Petro Jazz vs Straker Nets, 8.30 pm
On Wednesday (At Central Indoor)
Under-19: Valencia Heat vs Trailblazers, 7.30 pm
Men’s Premier Division: Police vs Prisons, 8.30 pm
On Thursday (JPC)
Men’s Premier Division: SOS vs Trailblazers, 7.30 pm
Men’s Premier Division: Detour Shak Attack vs Brian Chase, 8.30 pm

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