Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2023. 5:35 pm CST.
Photo Credit: BEBL
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Digi Belize City Defenders captured their fifth victory as they snapped the Belmopan Red Taigaz 84-71 at the Belize City Civic Center in the Belize Elite Basketball League on Friday night. The Defenders secured the win in the fourth quarter, slipping away from the Belmopan-side.
Nigel Jones led the way with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Farron Louriano added 18, Lorenzo Dillard 15, and Mykeil Tzul 12.
For the Red Taigaz, Benjamin Page equalled Jones’ 19 points and added 9 rebounds. Jeremiah Toney contributed 15.
The Defenders improved their win-loss record to a positive 5-4 while the Taigaz dropped to 3-5.
In the other game on Friday, the Orange Walk Running Rebels beat the Griga Dream Ballers 73-67.
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