By Carlena Knight
Global Hawks gave Potters Steelers their first loss of the season in division 2 of the Antigua Barbuda Basketball Association league.
With the game being played on Wednesday night at JSC, Hawks defeated Steelers, 72-67 with Mitchel Goodman leading the charge with 18 points.
He was assisted by Buel Henry with 15 points and 8 rebounds and Edgar Obismo with 10 points.
Kelvin Pimental grabbed 19 rebounds.
Steelers’ Adrian Lee had a game high 24 points and 9 rebounds.
Mike Mills chipped in with 13 points while Julian Fredericks assisted with 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Andel David grabbed 14 rebounds and had 6 assists and 5 steals in a losing effort.
Also at JSC, H.U.F. Baldwin Braves 2 trumped F and G Trading Cuties Ovals Ojays 2, 66-55.
Raji Thomas led the charge for his team with 19 points and 7 rebounds while teammate, Tristan Jacobs assisted with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Antonio Santiago also of Braves had 5 assists and 5 steals.
Shamarie Bascus of Ovals 2 had 11 points and 8 rebounds while Keddie Martin chipped in with 8 points and 15 rebounds.
Dion Jules grabbed 16 rebounds in a losing efffort.
All Saints Slam defeated Police Vertex, 55-44 at Ottos.
Xavier Dalso, Kamaro Nibbs and Al Peters all had 8 points for the victors. They were assisted by Anjis Anthony and Jamarie Hastings who both grabbed 9 rebounds.
Alfred Telemaque of Vertex had 16 points and 11 rebounds while D. Browne contributed 9 points, 10 rebounds and 5 steals.
Twenty four hours prior, Kenneth A Gomez Christos United fell to Global Hawks, 68-44.
With the match being played at the JSC Sports Complex, Steadroy Graham led his team with 17 points and 7 rebounds.
Teammates, Mitchel Goodman, Buel Henry and Kwame Huntley assisted with 10 points while Goodman grabbed 6 rebounds and Henry 9 rebounds.
Edgar Obismo also of Hawks grabbed 12 rebounds.
United’s John Samuel had 14 points and 9 rebounds while Tyrone Albertine chipped in with 11 points.
Derrick John and Neville Chambers also of United grabbed 18 and 10 rebounds respectively.