Fiji Time: 11:37 PM on Wednesday 27 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Reds win b'ball title

Arin Kumar
Sunday, March 30, 2014

A NEW champion was crowned in the women's grade while Boston White retained the men's title in the Raiwaqa Basketball Super League finals yesterday.

Dynamic Reds beat defending champions Sparks 47-32 in the women's final at Ed's Court in Raiwaqa while Boston White thrashed Bryce 37-17 in the men's final.

Competition official Peniasi Kainamoli said the Reds made a massive comeback from last season.

"Last season, they lost in the semi-finals of the competition and this season they were always second to Sparks," he said.

"Sparks always had the upper hand and even beat Dynamic Reds in the round robin competition and the defending champions were favourites to retain the title.

"But Dynamic Reds came out firing in the final and scored many three pointers via Vika Kuboutawa to upset the Sparks teams."

Meanwhile, the Boston White side was always the favourites to retain the men's title.

"They were unbeaten in the competition this whole season and were always favourites to win again.

"So once again, they played the game their way and shut out the Bryce attack and kept on piling on the points."

Results:

Women's: Semi-finals:

Lady Birds 4 Dynamic Red 15, Sparks 48 Mystics 21;

Final: Dynamic Reds 47 Sparks 32.

Men's: Semi-finals:

Boston White 60 Boston White 17, Warriors 25 Bryce 33;

Final: Boston Reds 37 Bryce 17.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64280.6238
JPY 51.642848.6428
GBP 0.36980.3618
EUR 0.44320.4312
NZD 0.69720.6642
AUD 0.65220.6272
USD 0.48920.4722

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Probe as student jumps off building
  2. 7s team settles well in Chile
  3. Mum rises above limits
  4. Tuisova sets rugby target
  5. Tears of joy for Daveuwa
  6. Mission Rio 2016
  7. Sugar Bills
  8. Harvest contract plea
  9. Impartiality plea for cane industry
  10. Bolalevu: Hydro station work ongoing

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  3. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  5. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  6. 7s special Thursday (21 Jul)
  7. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  8. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  9. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  10. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)