Tuesday, February 28, 2012

PHOTOS FROM HUGH CAMPBELL CHAMPIONSHIP

Hugh Campbell MVP Angelo Lockhart sits away from his team during a time out in the championship game.  He had just committed his fourth foul.  He remained in the game and lead the C.C. Sweeting Cobras over the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays 58-46 to take the school's second championship.

C.C. Sweeting Cobra players get ready to drench their coach Mario Bowleg with Gatorade after the Cobras won the Hugh Campbell Championship.  The Cobras beat the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays 58-46 to take the school's second championship. See full video of the coach's drenching HERE.

Hugh Campbell basketball tournament MVP Angelo Lockhart shows off his trophy after the  C.C. Sweeting Cobras beat the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays 58-46 in the championship game.

C.C. Sweeting Cobras head coach Mario Bowleg (center) poses with the school's principal, Delores Ingraham (white shirt) and Minister of Education Desmond Bannister (blue jacket) after winning only the school's second championship. The Cobras beat the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays 58-46 to win the championship.

Workers at the Kendal Issacs gym clean up the Gatorade used to drench C.C. Sweeting head coach Mario Bowleg after winning the Hugh Campbell Championship. The C.C. Sweeting Cobras beat the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays 58-46 to take the school's second championship.

The C.C. Sweeting Cobras team poses with the championship trophy after winning the Hugh Campbell Championship on Monday night at the Kendal Issacs Gym.  The C.C. Sweeting Cobras beat the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays 58-46 to take the school's second championship.

Mario Bowleg Jr holds on to his father's coaches award after the Hugh Campbell Basketball Tournament's championship game.  Mario Bowleg Sr. coach the Cobras to the the C.C. Sweeting Cobras 58-46 win over the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays to take the school's second championship.

C.C. Sweeting Cobras Head Coach Mario Bowleg is drenched with Gatorade

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VIDEO: C.C. Sweeting Cobras players drench their coach Mario Bowleg with Gatorade after winning the 2012 Hugh Campbell Basketball Tournament on Monday night at the Kendal Issacs Gym.  The Cobras beat the Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays 58-46 in the final game of the eight day tournament.

Monday, February 27, 2012

HUGH CAMPBELL CHAMPIONSHIP SET


SUMMARY: The Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays and C.C. Sweeting Cobras to play for Hugh Campbell Basketball Championship 8pm Monday night at the Kendal Issacs gym.

The Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays advance to the championship game by defeating the R.M. Bailey Pacers 74-71. FULL STORY

The C.C. Sweeting Cobras knocked off the C.I. Gibson Rattlers 90-62 to advance to the final game of the 8-day tournament.FULL STORY

TIME: 8pm Monday
PLACE: Kendal Issacs Gymnasium 

Cobras take sting out of Rattlers to advance to Hugh Campbell Championship game


NASSAU, Bahamas – The C.C. Sweeting Cobras had a lot to prove against the C.I. Gibson Rattlers.  In the Hugh Campbell semi-final, the Cobras took the lead and never looked back.

Leading by as much as 32 points, the Cobras defeat the Rattlers 90-62 behind the shooting of Roosevelt Whyley and Dionte Strachan.

Whyley ended the afternoon with 27 points and 18 rebounds and Dionte Strachan pulled down 10 rebounds and 16 points including three dunks in the fourth quarter.

“This game set up real good for the championship,” Strachan said. “We just have to try bring it all together and win this one.”

The championship game is 8pm Monday night at the Kendal Issacs Gym.

Strachan added that the Cobras can’t get overly excited heading into the final against Eight Mile Rock.

“We still slacking off defensively but we are good,” said Strachan. “If we execute more and stay disciplined we can pull off this win.”

The Rattlers tried several times to get the lead back but could never get control of the game.

Rohan Adderly hit a three at the end of the first to give the Rattler renewed energy at the interval despite C.I. Gibson trailing 22-16.

In the second quarter, C.C. Sweeting went on a 12-2 run that was stopped by two free-throws from Roosevelt Whyley with 1:23 to go in the second and allowing the Cobras to hold on to the lead 36-32.

The Cobras held on to the 39-32 lead going into the break with after Angelo Lockhart sunk 3-of-4 free-throws on two technical fouls on C.I. Gibson.

The Rattlers came out storming in the third quarter on a 16-5 run over the first 5:22 but allowed the C.I. Gibson to creep back into the game.  At the end of the quarter the Rattlers lead 65-47 thanks to a last second tip in by Whyley as the buzzer sounded.

For the Rattlers, Edney Bethell had 14 points and 8 rebounds to go along with 12 rebounds and 9 points from William Rigby.


VIDEO: C.C. Sweeting Cobras and C.C. Sweeting players shake hands after their semi-final game. The Cobras advance to the Hugh Campbell championship game with the 90-62 win over the Rattlers.




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 VIDEO: C.C. Sweeting Cobras head coach Mario Bowleg shouts instructions to his team during their Hugh Campbell semifinal game on Monday. The Cobras advance to the Hugh Campbell championship game with the 90-62 win over the Rattlers. 


PHOTO: C.C. Sweeting Cobras fans celebrate the team's Hugh Campbell semifinal win on Monday. The Cobras advance to the Hugh Campbell championship game with the 90-62 win over the Rattlers. 

Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays hold on to beat R.M. Bailey, advance to Hugh Campbell championship

NASSAU, Bahamas – In a game of 17 lead changes and 12 ties, it came down the last minute and the last shot.

The Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays applied deference on the defending Hugh Campbell champions when it matter to hold on to win the first semifinal 74-71.

Behind the shooting of Romaine Gibson, the Blue Jays needed a stop with 2.1 seconds to go to hold on for the win. Gibson scored 24 points and pulled down 6 rebounds for the Blue Jays. Ervin Lewis had 21 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals as well.

The Pacers had three players in double digits: Jahman Brown (19 pts, 13 rebounds, 5 steals), Kenrico Lockhart (15pts) and Tamecko Coakley (12 pts).

At the half, the Pacers had built an 8 point lead behind the shooting of Eric Pyfrom (5 pts) capped by a three-pointer by Tamecko Coakley.

After the third quarter the game was tied at 52-52.

The Blue Jays needed an 8-1 run to take the lead with a 1:45 to go in the game and then held on to win the game.