Thursday, February 22, 2018

Arouca edge Arima in 'Hoop'

Arouca FORWARD Shawn Lewis scored 18 of his game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter, but his team still lost to Arima in East Sector II in the Hoop of Life Community Basketball League 68-66 on Thursday night.

Lewis pushed his team to a seven-point lead 62-57, but their offence fell apart in the final two minutes, being outscored 11-4 by the visitors.

Arouca trailed 19-7 after the first quarter and 32-21 at the half. In the third, Arouca edge Arima 15-12, then 30-24 in the decisive session but Arima's team play proved the decider in the end.

Lewis got valuable support from Brian Didier (13 points). For Arima it was Kerron Stephen (22) and Dominic Martin (11) led the scoring.