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Eagles soar to the next round

The Agape Eagles moved one step closer to the semifinals rounds of the Annual Father Marcian Peters Basketball Classic yesterday.

The Eagles soared past the Queen’s College Comets 24-8. They were awaiting the loser of the CR Walker and San Salvador game, which was scheduled for the late session. The two winners will play in today’s semifinal match.

All semifinal games will be held today, with the first game tipping-off at 10 a.m., at the Kendal G L Isaacs Gymnasium. Several semifinal match-ups are already set. In the senior girls division the CR Walker Knights and Teleos advanced out of the Western Conference. There was a toss up in the Eastern Conference between the RM Bailey Pacers, CI Gibson Rattlers and the Freedom School.

The Pacers and the Rattlers were scheduled to take the court in the evening session. The winner will advance to the semifinals with the loser squaring off with Freedom High School for another shot to the semis. The loser of that latter game will play in today’s semifinals.

The Pacers’intermediate boys are already in the semifinals. The team is playing in the eastern side of the conference. The Pacers are awaiting the winner of the Rattlers and North Eleuthera match-up. The winner will move onto the semifinals.

The perfect win/loss record of the Habour Island junior girls placed them into the finals in that division. The two other teams battling for a spot in the finals were SC McPherson Sharks and the DW Davis Pitbulls. That game was also played in the evening session. No results were available up to press time.

Advancing to the semifinals in the junior boys division were the

HO Nash Lions. The Lions are in the west with the St. John’s Giants and San Salvador. The Giants and San Salvador were set to take to the court in the evening session, both teams were looking to net the last semifinal spot in that conference. Over in the east, in the junior boys division, the DW Davis Pitbulls got the bye and waited patiently for the winner of the TA Thompson and Galilee match. The winner of that game will play the Lions in today’s semifinals.

Carlton E Francis and Freedom School will battle for the last spot in the Western Conference of the primary girls division. The bye went to St. Francis. In the Eastern Conference Temple Christian got the bye and now awaits the winner of the St. Bede’s and Mt. Carmel game. Our Lady’s boys are in the semifinals for primary boys. They got the day off and used it to watch the game between Habour Island and Teleos. The winner will play Christian Heritage before taking to the court with Our Lady’s. St. Cecilia’s has already secured a spot in the semifinals and was only awaiting their opponent.

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