Sports Unit Director for the Ministry of Education Evon Wisdom told the Nassau Guardian:
“I am almost speechless now because not only is this a storybook ending but everything went the way I thought it would go and that is what the nationals is about. I only see great, great, great things for this.”
(3-25-17) The St. Georges’ Jaguars won the 2nd annual Bahamas National High School Basketball Championship on March 6th. The Jaguars upset #1 seed Tabernacle 61-53 to pick up the title.
The Jaguars’ Howard Hinzey led the way with a double-double, 16 points and 13 rebounds, with that effort he was named the Tournament MVP. Hinzey will continue his career in college for Pensacola State College next season.
Four other Jaguars were named to the All-Tournament team, Mateo King, Davonte Jennings, Ahmad Harvey and Kyle Smith.
- Domini Bridgewater (Anatol Rodgers) -(17 pts and 4 assists a game)
- Franco Miller (Tabernacle)
- Justin Burrows (St. Augustine’s) (11 rebounds a game)
- Adam Johnson (Jordan Prince William)
- Kenneth Johnson (Teleos)
- Delano Dean (Eight Mile Rock)
- AcKeem Hanna (Jack Hayward) – alma mater of Buddy Hield
Other news from the tournament–
- Family Islands Division Champion Gateway Academy
- Family Island Division MVP – Gateway’s Bradley Lightbourne
- National Girls Champion – Jordan Prince William
- Latavia Brennen of CI Gibson averaged 18 points and 18 rebounds per game for the Rattlers and was named the tournament MVP.