C2 (red) v Rangers

Teshie Rangers have won their maiden game in the 2018 Tema Basketball League with the win coming in Week 3 earlier tonight.

Rangers beat Tema Community 2 37-31 in the final game of the four game schedule played at the Tema Community 4 Court.

Rangers lost 47-51 to Tema Heat and 43-60 to Teshie Vikings in the two previous weeks before facing Community 2.

Rangers Guard Gabriel Numarworse got off to a great start sinking a trio of three point shots to lead his side to a 17-7 first quarter lead.

Community 2 fought back scoring off good ball movement and from the free throw line; the team trailed 18-21 at half time.

Kofi Attefuah gave Community 2 the game’s lead with a deep three point shot to end the third quarter leading 25-24.

Rangers responded well in the final quarter with Emmanuel Ocquaye tipping in an offensive rebound to give his side a 30-26 lead that was extended from the charity stripe late in the game.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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