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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Government Schools Secondary Association began postseason play, with the #1 seeds in action at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Government Schools Secondary Association began postseason play, with the #1 seeds in action at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

After losing in last year’s jr girls championship series, the H.O. Nash Lions regrouped and are once again the favorites for 2024. 

Shawnovia Moxey outscored the A.F. Adderley Tigers all by herself in the semifinals and the Lions opened the game on a 10-0 run.

Moxey scored a game-high 25 in her team’s 50-20 win over the Tigers.

It’s been six straight jr boys titles for Mark Hanna’s D.W. Davis Royals and the path to number seven went through the Lions.

Windisky Paul led three Royals players in double figures with 15 points, Khamani Dean and Zion Goodman each scored 12 and the Royals came away with a 42-27 win.

In senior girls’ play, the C.V. Bethel Stingrays kept the lopsided wins coming for the top seeds with a 44-31 win over the R.M. Bailey Pacers.

The Stingrays hit four 3-pointers in the opening quarter to take an early lead in the wire-to-wire win. 

Garanique Bethel led the Stingrays with 15, Trinity Bodie scored 12 and Ricarra Beadle scored 11.

The C.I. Gibson Rattlers sr boys, are chasing back-to-back titles and began with a win over C.R. Walker Knights.

The Rattlers fell just short of 100 and had to settle for a 99-56 win to advance to the finals.

Tashon butler led five rattlers in double figures with 17 points and darius hanna scored 16 off the bench.

The 2 vs 3 matchups on the other side of the semifinal bracket will be played on Thursday at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

After almost three years away from the game, Kristian Robinson continues his ascent up the ladder of the Arizona Diamondbacks farm system.

Baseball

After almost three years away from the game, Kristian Robinson continues his ascent up the ladder of the Arizona Diamondbacks farm system.

In 2023, he played his way back up from rookie league to the AA level where he helped Amarillo win the Texas League Championship.

The D-Backs number 20 prospect in the pipeline hit .283 with 14 home runs, 42 RBI, and a .914 ops.

Arizona will begin full-squad workouts on February 19.

GBISA Basketball

In the Grand Bahama Independent Schools Association, Blazer Elite Sports Academy and Hampton Academy faced off in game one of the championship series.

Isaack Missick led the way for Blazer Elite with 15 points, six rebounds, and two steals.

Lavaughn McKinney and Jamal Martin each scored six points for Hampton.

Despite the 70-20 win Blazer Elite Coach Ray Evans knows the job isn’t done yet.

National Basketball

Basketball Icon Dr. Linda Davis says a major announcement is expected soon from the Bahamas Basketball Federation, following an extensive coaching search in 2023.

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