ST. JOHN, January 20, 2017 – There were wins for Sissons Sparklers and Shak Attack as the 2017 Sissons Sparklers Invitational Basketball Tournament got on the way on Thursday at the Gouyave Hard Court.
In game one Sparklers got the better of Tornadoes 77-64 with top scores from Elmon Williams (24 points, 13 rebounds), Greig St. John (22 points, 8 rebounds) and Nigel Nimrod (16 points, 7 assists and 3 rebounds) for Sparklers.
Kester Elcock top scored for Tornadoes with 17 points and 3 rebounds.
In game two, Shak Attack (Trinidad) defeated River Road Lakers 72-61.
Steffon Lewis was the top shooter for Shak Attack with 24 points while Marlon Mc Cloud top scored for River Road with 25 points.
The Invitational continues on Friday with one game that features Trinidad Shak Attacks against Southern United who are the Grenada National Basketball Association (GNBA) 2016 Champion.
Game time 7:30 pm.