The Colombo Super League ‘A’ Division matches continued at Sugathadasa Stadium last evening. Wattala BC faced off against HSC Blues while Colombo BC played Air Force SC.
Wattala BC Vs HSC Blues
HSC Blues got off to a strong start, leading the first three quarters of the game. Even though Wattala BC came back to outscore the Blues in the final quarter, it was not enough for them to be the ultimate winners of the game. Blues won the game by a narrow 2 points. Sanjeewa Kulamina and Clinton Stallone were the highest scorers for HSC Blues, securing 18 and 14 points respectively. Bevon Joseph was the main offensive player for Wattala, scoring 17 points for his team.
Deshan Randima shot 2 three pointers at the start of play to get the Blues to an early lead. It was during the final quarter that Wattala started getting past the strong Blues defense to end the quarter 20-10. However, the flood of three pointers by Wattala BC in the final quarter was not enough for them to outscore HSC Blues.
Half Time: HSC Blues-33 Wattala BC-30
Full Time: HSC Blues-66 Wattala BC-64
Colombo BC Vs Air Force SC
The second game of the day went in favour of Colombo BC, winning by a large margin of 23 points, with a final score line of 60-37. Sudesh Ahamed and Arnold Brent were the main offensive players for Colombo, scoring 18 and 12 points for their team respectively. Osanda Amarasena and Nishan Perera were the highest scorers for Air Force, securing 9 points each.
The game tipped off with an easy lead for Colombo. Air Force were finding it hard to get through the strong defense of the Colombo BC however, made sure that their free throws went in. The men from Colombo made sure that the Airmen were restricted from scoring by tightening their defense. The game moved to a fast pace situation as Colombo SC easily broke through the Air Force SC’s defense line to keep their score ticking. This resulted in the game going in favour of Colombo.
Half Time: Colombo BC-26 Air Force SC-14
Full Time: Colombo BC-60 Air Force SC-37