Coldstore (blue) had it tough against Francophone Stars
Rifles (green and black) stormed to a win over Rockets.
Heat (white) topped Community 2.

The second week of the 2018 Tema Basketball League Regular Season lit up the Tema Community 4 Court as a series of top games entertained fans at the league venue.

The round got off to a good start with the Teshie derby involving Vikings and Rangers which the former won 60-43.

The win is Vikings first in its debut season in the league after losing in the opening week; losing to Vikings marks Rangers second straight loss in the 2018 season.

Akatsi Rifles stormed from ten point deficit to clinch a 38-37 win over Tema Rockets with the winning shot coming off a late three pointer with seconds remaining on the clock.

An ill advised shot from Rockets Guard Humphrey with his holding a two point lead led to ensuing possession that got Rifles the slim but important win.

The third game of the round had Tema Heat outlast Tema Community 2 in the all Tema showdown; Heat won the contest via a 52-42 win.

The final game between Francophone Stars and 2016 League Champions Nungua Coldstore ended in a 50-48 Coldstore win after overtime in a thrilling matchup. Below is a wrap of Week Two results:

Teshie Vikings 60-43 Teshie Rangers
Akatsi Rifles 38-37 Tema Rockets
Tema Heat 52-42 Tema Community 2
Nungua Coldstore 50-48 Francophone Stars

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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