Lightning and Thunderz win big in Ladies Basketball


Sucker Garden, St. Maarten – Week 7 of the Ladies Basketball Championship continued with 5 games consisting of 3 games in the U16 division and 2 games in the senior division.

The first game of the U16 Division saw Learning Unlimited beat Lightning 6-4. In the second game, Thunderz beat Lightning 8-6, Aisha Carty led Thunderz with 4 points and Kayla Robinson with 6 points for Lightning. In the third game, Thunderz beat Learning Unlimited 6-2. Angelique Hodge led Thunderz with 3 points and Aarti Ramchandani led LU with 2 points.

Games continued with the senior division with Lightning taking on Learning Unlimited. Lightning led 8-7 after the first quarter, 18-7 at the half and stretched their lead in the second half to win 57-22. Lightning was led by Jamaiah Newton-Herbert with 29 points and Edwina Hodge with 6 points. Learning Unlimited was led by Rachael de Groot with 14 points.
In the second senior game, Thunderz faced off against Bush T Remedy. Thunderz started the game strong and lead 21-6 after the first quarter and won handidly 40-23. Thunderz was led by Joyette Lloyd with 13 and Claudia Fleming with 12. Jacqueline Hodge led Bush T Remedy with 10 points and was supported by Shandria Lake and Shadella Williams with 5 points a piece.

The senior division standings are Lightning and Thunderz at 6-1, Learning Unlimited at 1-5 and Bush T Remedy at 0-6.

Games continue this Sunday for the senior teams at 3pm as Bush T Remedy take on Lightning and at 5pm Thunderz VS Learning Unlimited. Entrance fee is $1 and food and drinks are on sale, so see you next Sunday!!

Game Highlights, pictures, game scores and schedule can be viewed on the Facebook page ‘Ladies Basketball Championship’. Highlights and full games can be seen on the Youtube page and short highlights can be seen on the Instagram