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Dixie stun Transformers, Burton’s edge out Blue Waters


Carlena Knight

With the playoffs expecting to shoot off on
Monday with the top 16 teams, Dixie who needed a win pulled off a big upset on
Thursday night in the Cool and Smooth Business League Basketball tournament as
they handed Fitzroy’s Rewinding Transformers a 49-40 loss.

Gija George led the victors with 13 points with
assistance from Kareem Blair who netted 10.

Eric Joseph was the leading scorer for
Transformers, banking 17 at the JSC Sports Complex.

Dixie now sit in the 10th spot with an 8-8
record, while Transformers are in second with a 13-3 record.

Burton’s Laundry breathed a sigh of relief
that night as they edged out Blue Waters 51-50 in the second match of the
triple-header evening.

Despite a game high 24 points by Ishan Peets, Blue Waters could not
secure a much-needed win.

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Bruce Whyte led the victors with 13 points while
teammate Kelvin Simon chipped in sinking 11.

With this win, Burton’s are now 7-10 in the
11th spot while Blue Waters sit in the final playoff spot with a 4-13 record.

In the feature encounter that night, Anjo
Wholesale moved to a 13-3 record in the third position after trouncing APUA
Water, 109-56.

Humroy Wright and Decosta
scored a combined 79 of their team’s 109 points, Wright making 25
and Walbrook 24.

Teammates, Sharife Sergeant netted 18, Steven
-14 and Ronde Davis, 11.

The watermen now hold a 4-13 record and sit in
the 15th spot.

Games will continue on tonight at JSC starting
at 6:30 as Fitzroy’s Rewinding Transformers will battle Pointe FM while at 7:30
Dixie will face Anjo Wholesale.

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