Millennium take early lead in BLB playoff series

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – A&E Millennium F&G took the lead in the best-of-three finals matches in the Cool & Smooth/Stag Beer Business League Basketball on Monday as they beat APUA Head Office, 67-57.

      Bryan “Hollywood” Matthew and Ivan Destin led the way for Millenium with 21 points each, and Marlon “Buju” Charles added 17 points for good measure.

The APUA Head Office shooters were Lashawn Adams who scored 25 points and Leroy Percival (13).

The second match finals was to be played last night and a victory from Millennium could give them the title, but a win for APUA Head Office will force another game.

A&E Millennium are the defending champions and will be looking to retain their title.

The 2011 Business League Basketball Competition is being organised and co-ordinated by Antigua & Barbuda Basketball Association for the first time.

In previous years, it was organised and co-ordinated by the Sports Division in the Ministry of Sports.

A presentation ceremony will follow after the final match.