Cayman 27 – ARCHIVE

Basketball: Blazers, Thrashers set for Boys U19 finale, Spirit to face Courage

Deonte Andrews scored 29 points while grabbing 11 rebound and 4 steals to lead the Sol Blazers in a 61-48 semifinal win over the Knights in the Cayman Islands Basketball Association (CIBA) Under-19 playoffs.

“It was our defense that helped us win,” said Blazers Tazmar Dawkins. “We were able to pressure them and get them to turn the ball over. We took the ball to the basket and finished strong.”

In the Boys Finals, they’ll face the Thrashers who defeated the Hawks 77-56. ‘The Bigman’ Leon Harris, lead the way with 25 points and 20 rebounds.

Girls Semifinals

Zandie Smith scored 17 points while grabbing 24 rebounds as Courage topped Dream 45-15. They’ll face Spirit in the Girls Finals after a 71-31 win over Legendz. Amaya Linwood led the way with 28 points and 10 rebounds.

CIBA Under-19 Finals

Location: John Gray High School Gymnasium

6:15 pm, Spirit vs Courage

7:30 pm, Blazers vs Thrashers

About the author

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at 333.6521 or

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