Clarke’s wins in double-overtime thriller in CBN men’s basketball
The Conception Bay North Men’s Basketball League had its first overtime thriller of the season at Carbonear Academy on Nov. 30.
Clarke’s Furniture and Jubilee Estates squared off in a barnburner that went to double overtime.
When the dust had settled, Clarke’s pulled out the 77-75 victory over their opponents.
Mike Murrin paced the offence for the victors with 23 points while Brad Dixon chipped in 18 points.
Leading the way for Jubilee was Jordan Pynn with 23 points. Justin Forward added 19 for the losing squad.
Earlier in the evening, Macho Pizza picked up its second win of the season with 94-88 defeat of McNally’s.
Nick Clarke had 28 points to lead the way for Macho, while Matthew Coombs had 21.
Shane Lambert contributed 30 points in a losing effort for McNally’s and Tyler Coombs had 25.
• Macho Pizza 56, Clarke’s Furniture 51 For Macho, Bradley Yetman had 27 points, while Samson Karam contributed 14 in the winning effort.
Meanwhile, Brad Dixon had 21 for Clarke’s. Mike Murrin chipped in with 12 for the losers. • Jubilee Estates 98, McNally’s 72 Justin Forward exploded for 31 points to pace the Jubilee offense, while John Brown had 29.
For McNally’s, Shane Lambert had 15, while Tyler Coombs knocked down 15.
• McNally’s 75, Clarke’s Furniture 60 In victory, Shane Lambert had 32 points and Kenny Curlew had 24 for McNally’s.
For Clarke’s, Lyndon Pike had 22 points, while Brad Dixon chipped in 20. • Jubilee Estates 91, Macho Pizza 52 The victors were led by Brandon Pynn and Brad Doyle, who each had 21 points for Jubilee.
Matthew Coombs (14) and Brandon Crocker (10) were the top scorers for Macho.
SECTIONAL SHOWDOWN — The Conception Bay North Skating Club sent three skaters recently to The 2015 SCNL Sectional Championships, held at The Glacier in Mount Pearl Nov. 7-8. In the pre-juvenile women (under-11) division, Jaide Russell finished in fifth, while Andrew Littlejohn and Brianna Russell performed an exhibition skate in the juvenile dance division. Shown here are, from left, Jaide Russell, Brianna Russell and Andrew Littlejohn.