Verdes remains undefeated at home


On Saturday night Verdes hosted Griga Dream Ballers at the Sacred Heart College auditorium.  Dangriga jumped out to a good start, taking an 18 – 17 lead at the end of the first quarter.  Verdes was then able to hold Griga to only 11 second quarter points to take a 38 – 29 lead going into the half.   The game was a see-saw affair in the third quarter as Griga was able to cut the deficit to only 2 points, trailing 49 – 47 going into the fourth quarter.  Mid way through the third quarter Verdes was able to pull away to grab their third consecutive home victory, 69 – 54.  With the win Verdes and Defenders are the only two teams will 1 loss, which Griga Dream Ballers dropped to a surprising 1 – 4 record.  Verdes was led by last year’s MVP, Kris Frazier who tallied another double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds while Tyrone Hall and Richard Troyer chipped in with 12 points apiece.  Howard Arzu was the top scorer for Griga Dream Ballers with 15 points and 5 rebounds while Edgar Mitchell tallied 13 points, 5 boards and 3 assists and Delvon Henderson posted a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds.