Monday, February 11, 2019
By RENALDO DORSETT
Tribune Sports Reporter
The Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools Sports Association will tip off sudden death basketball playoffs today featuring play in all four contested divisions at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.
The top seeded teams will take on the No 4 seeds today beginning at 4pm while the No 2 versus No 3 matchups take place tomorrow.
The St John’s College Giants, St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine, Queen’s College Comets, Kingsway Academy Saints and Jordan Prince Williams Falcons have produced playoff teams in three of the four divisions.
The Senior Boys division will feature the No 1 seeded Giants against the Kingsway Academy Saints, while the second seeded Temple Christian Suns will face the No 3 Comets.
In Senior Girls - the Giants are again the No 1 seed and will face the Saints. The Big Red Machine are seeded No 2 and will take on the Falcons.
The Comets are ranked No 1 in the Junior Boys division and will face the Big Red Machine in round one. The second seeded Falcons will face the third-seeded Saints in the semifinals.
In Junior Girls play, the Comets enter the playoffs ranked No 1 and face the Big Red Machine in the semifinals. The Giants are ranked No 2 and will take on the Falcons in the other half of the bracket.
The 2018 championship series featured two-game sweeps in all divisions. The Big Red Machine won the Senior Boys title over the, while in Senior Girls play, the roles were reversed and the Falcons took down SAC. The Falcons’ junior boys edged Temple Christian and SAC’s Junior Girls also defeated the Falcons to win their division title.