Akhimo, basketball champions

By Carlena Knight

Akhimo has been named the 2015 Sandals Foundation Harold Lovell Grays Green Rockersville basketball champion team after defeating neighbours, Rockersville, 27-17 in the finals of a best of three series.   It was a win or go home situation for Rockersville coming into the game with Ahkimo having a 1-0 edge.  Akhimo won the series 2 – 0.

Most Valuable Player, Derricion Anthony led his team with 27 points and 10 rebounds while Andy Bass contributed 10 in a losing effort. The night culminated with a brief closing ceremony.

Organizer, Harold ‘Bobby’ Joseph thanked the teams, officials, sponsors and fans for their support throughout the tournament. All the participating teams received a small trophy for taking part in the league. Ottos Sweet BBB’s came away with the knockout championship trophy. Ahkimo was then awarded the trophy and gold medals for winning the playoffs while Rockersville received the silver medals.  All focus will now turn to the ABBA League which will begin in early January.

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