Saturday, May 25, 2024

Interoffice Basketball League 2012 kicks off: Tuff E Nuff wins!


The Interoffice Basketball League 2012 started on Friday May 25th in Belize City. San Pedro is being represented in the league by the Tuff E Nuff Tours team. The league has a total of 10 teams who will be challenging each other during the regular season to win a space in the playoffs scheduled to start on June 29th.

Tuff E Nuff of San Pedro

Tuff E Nuff started the regular season on the right foot having won its first two games in the regular season. In its first game, which was the inaugural game on Friday May 25 at the Birds Isle in Belize City, Tuff E Nuff managed to edge Alamilla Furniture Boys by a score of 53 to 51 points. It was a disappointment for the Alamilla Furniture Boys having dominating three quarters by 13 points. Tuff E Nuff made a remarkable come-back in the last quarter topping the Belize City based team by a two -points lead in the last five seconds before the long whistle.

In their second game against the Conscious Youth Development Program (CYDP), Tuff E Nuff was forced into overtime. The CYDP dominated most of the game but the islanders made a come-back in the third quarter by a one- point lead.  Tuff E Nuff kept the one-point lead through most of the fourth quarter but in the end, the game concluded with a 58 to 58 point tie. Tuff E Nuff managed to clip on to the lead in the overtime, eventually winning over CYDP with a score of 75 to 68 points.

The schedule for Tuff E Nuff in the regular season is as follows:

Date Teams Time
*Friday 1st June Tuff E Nuff vs Maria Chang 8:00pm
Sun 3rd June Tuff E Nuff vs Kolbe 3:00pm
Sat. 9th June Tuff E Nuff   vs Quan’s Trading\Kephawn 6:00pm
*Friday 15th June Tuff E Nuff  vs BTL 7:00pm
Sun 17th June Tuff E Nuff  vs Police 1:00pm
Thur. 21st June YFF vs Tuff E Nuff 6:30pm
Sun 24th June Tuff E Nuff vs Caye Caulker 12:00pm

*Games schedule to be aired live on More FM 99.5

Congratulations to the Tuff E Nuff team and good luck in the regular season of the league.

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