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Bottom side Rangers upsets C2 in Tema League

The least ranked team in the 2019 Tema Community Basketball League Teshie Rangers clinched a shock win over high flying Tema Community 2.

Rangers beat C2 30-21 over the weekend in the biggest upset of the round of games played at the Tema Community 4 Court.

A week after defending league champions Nungua Coldstore’s unbeaten run was ended by Tema Heat, Rangers ensured there was another shock result in the league.

Rangers led 9-7 At the end of the first quarter after Caleb Qwei got a buzzer beating three point shot and went on a 4-0 run with Moses Azu and Joseph Johnson scoring. Prince Owusu went on a personal run scoring five straight points to make the score Rangers 14-12 to end the first half.

Rangers Isaac Akpalu and Azu combined for a neat layup before C2 Richard Dornor hit a three pointer. Akpalu and Azu combined again for a five point run. C2 went on a 7-0 run to end the third quarter tied on 22 with Rangers. Richard Afedzie scored a three point shot with Kwame Attafuah adding four points in the run.

C2 (yellow) v Rangers

Johnson and Qwei scored as Rangers went on another seven nothing run to lead 29-22 with four minutes remaining. Qwei scored free throws to give Rangers a 31-26 win.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter

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