Variety - 24
Raiders - 20
Variety played the Raiders and won by 4 points in the 14 & Under Division. The final score was 24-20. Adam Lesley was the high scorer on Variety with nine points. Kewshawn “Buzzerbeater” Lesley hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to end the 1st quarter. He scored two three-pointers and a foul shot totaling seven points. Gio Naimo was the high scorer for the Raiders with 12 points. Variety had a nine-point lead at halftime, and the Raiders caught up in the 3rd quarter but couldn’t put up enough points to take the lead. Lesley’s foul shots kept Variety in the lead in the 4th quarter.
Forest Hills - 25
Dragons - 6
In the boys 10 & Under Division, Forest Hills beat the Dragons 25-6. The high scorers for Foreat Hills were Anthony Ballab and John Loeffel with six points each. The high scorers for the Dragons were Drew Santalucia and Dillion Santalucia, each with two points. Also contributing to the win was James Loeffel with great passing.
Variety – 33
Street Gang - 32
Variety beat Street Gang 33-32 in a nailbiter in the 17 & Under Division. Street Gang held the lead the entire game until the 4th quarter with just a few minutes left. Karl Kankou was the high scorer for Variety with eight points. Mitchell Cheung contributed six points, which came from his two three-pointers in the second half. Robert Myers was the high scorer for Street Gang with 13 points. At the start of the 4th quarter, Street Gang lead 23-19, but Variety got down to business and showed a variety of skills, hitting two three-pointers and some key shots to put them in the lead. Street Gang will surely be getting their gang ready for the next time they play Variety.
Variety - 40
Jammers - 26
Variety beat the Jammers in the 14 & Under Division by a score of 40-26. At halftime, Variety led by only two points, but they pulled away in the 3rd quarter to seal the win. The high scorers on Variety were Marquis “IS8” Drakeford and Desean Mitchell with 15 points each. Drakeford’s backboard clap and Mitchell’s three-pointer in the 4th quarter displayed Variety’s potential for the rest of the season. On the Jammers, Eric was the high scorer with 10 points, including a turnaround jumper in the 4th quarter. His unrelenting hustle and attitude kept the Jammers in the game.
HiLoForklift – 22
Dragons - 17
In the 12 & Under Boys Division, HiLoForklift beat the Dragons by a final score of 22-17. The high scorers for HiLoForklift were J. Ruiz with 11 points and E. Cobovic with four points. The high scorer for the Dragons was Luca Tamer with six points. It was a tight game until HiLoForklift pulled away behind the scoring of Ruiz.
Alhaag – 28
Illmatic - 26
In the 17 & Under Boys Division, Alhaag beat Illmatic by a final score of 28-26. The high scorers for Alhaag were Ryan Kuil and Eugene Reynolds with 10 points each. The high scorer for Illmatic was Louis Rosello with 10 points. It was a close game until Alhaag pulled away when Ryan Kuil lit up the basket in the 4th quarter. Miguel Boudram also helped Alhaag win the game.
Kingsbay Wolves - 23
Dragons - 7
In the boys 10 & Under Division, the Kingsbay Wolves beat the Dragons 23-7. The high scorer for the Kingsbay Wolves was Clinton Kinyeti with six points. The high scorer for the Dragons was Justine Angviwe with five points. Rafael Pierre contributed to the winning effort with rebounding, and Jelani Sumnor contributed with great passing.
American Classic Cakes - 22
Terrano Taxes - 6
In the boys 10 & Under Division, American Classic Cakes beat Terrano Taxes 22-6. American Classic Cakes had an 8-2 halftime lead, but the game was within reach until the 3rd quarter was over. The high scorers for American Classic Cakes were Sebastian with five points and Altan with four points. The high scorer for Terrano Taxes was J.C.Medina with five points. Also contributing to the winning effort was James with great passing.
Variety - 26
Pro Met P.T. - 19
In the 12 & Under Boys Division, Variety beat Pro Met P.T. by a final score of 26-19. The high scorers for Variety were I. Bivens with eight points and C. Diaz with sic points. The high scorer for the losing team was Alex Lebeau with nine points. It was a tough game until Variety pulled away when Diaz got hot.
Dragons – 14
Pro Met P.T. - 10
In the 12 & Under Boys Division, the Dragons beat Pro Met P.T. by a final score of 14-10. The high scorers for the Dragons were Luca Tamer and Paul Armono with four points each. The high scorer for the losing team was Alex Lebeau with six points. It was a tough game as both the Dragons and Pro Met P.T. were playing strong. Cabyero Giacomarra also helped his team out with clutch points to keep the Dragons ahead in the game.