Lead scorer, Ty Warwick guided Holy Name Convent (HNC) to their second victory defeating East Mucurapo Secondary School (EMSS) 19-11 as action continued yesterday in the Under-15 division of the T&T Secondary Schools’ Basketball Association North Zone League at the Nelson Mandela Park, St Clair, Port-of-Spain.
Warwick's Calypso Ayoung came out of the gate scoring the team’s first two baskets, helping to establish an early 7-2 lead in the first half of play. In the second half, EMSS was more aggressive on the defensive end, bringing the team within a three-point deficit.
With a shift in their defensive strategy and a late offensive push by Warwick, HNC dominated the final minutes of the match, finishing with a comfortable eight-point lead at the end of regulation.
For EMSS, Nicola Gill top scored with four and her teammate Tamika Dann netted three.
In last week’s encounter versus Mucurapo West Secondary School, Warwick topped off with a season-high 22 points while Ayoung chipped in with eight points to give HNC its first victory of the tournament, defeating its opponent 35-19.
Action in the league continues on Monday at the Nelson Mandela Park as Queen’s Royal College’s U-15 and U-17 teams come up against Woodbrook Secondary School and Mucurapo West at 3 pm and 4.15 pm respectively.
In the Boys' U-15 Division match scheduled, Success Laventille Secondary won after EMSS forfeited.