Miriam Ibezim, Markus Robinson and the Starting Five

first_img Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. By Paul Gotham on February 22, 2021No Comment Miriam Ibezim, Markus Robinson and the Starting Five Connect on Linked in Print This Post Follow on Facebook Top (l-r): Jackson Kulik, Devon Martin and Darren Blocker, Jr. Bottom (l-r): Markus Robinson, Mason Blankenberg and Miriam Ibezim (Photo taken during 2019-20 season). (Photo contributions: DENNIS JOYCE and SUE KANE)By PAUL GOTHAMSurveying some of the top performers in Section V from the past week (February 14-20). Continuing from last week, this includes the first player off the bench and comments from opposing coaches.MASON BLANKENBERG 6-foot-2-inch Jr. G Wayne Eagles (Finger Lakes East) — A skilled playmaker who sees the floor well; a pass-first point guard, Blankenberg combines physical strength with noteworthy skills, he understands the purpose of pace with his passes to create openings for teammates, he will defer to those around him but that is not to suggest that he can’t finish, makes strong decisions in pick-and-roll situations and understands when to turn down a screen and take advantage of a defender over-playing; active defender, he moves well when the ball is in flight to take away potential driving lanes, see one pass ahead and can make necessary adjustments. Coach’s insights: “He has great composure on the court and never gets lost in the moment. Always under control and makes good decisions with the ball. He scores when needed but finds teammates when he can’t score. Incredible court vision.” Matt Deisering/GenevaDARREN BLOCKER, Jr. 6-foot-8-inch Sr. F East High Eagles (Rochester City Athletic Conference Lower) — Inside-outside threat with a knack for finishing; Blocker has the ability to dominate on both ends of the floor and understands how to do that as part of a system, he has to be defended 15 to 18 feet from the basket but understands how to make economic use of the dribble, he recognizes when a defender sags and uses a quick release on the jumper, at the same time uses long strides to get to the basket where he can finish with emphasis and in traffic; an aggressive rebounder he combines notable leaping ability with a tendency to track down longer caroms, runs the floor both ways as well as anyone in Section V; a strong defender off the dribble and disciplined when taking away vision on shots. Coach’s insights: “His height and bounce ability set him apart. He has a high motor at that size which helps teammates in terms of rebounding. You have to block him out or his energy on the glass will hurt you. He has a high basketball IQ and does a lot of things very well.” William Broome/Leadership AcademyMIRIAM IBEZIM 6-foot-1-inch Sr. C Gates-Chili Lady Spartans (Monroe County Division I) — An imposing inside presence who is a prolific producer; averaging a double-double (19.8 points/19.5 rebounds per game), the Oakland University commit is difficult to stop to say the least, she finishes well on both sides of the basket with either hand, thrives on contact and understands how to create space for herself by keeping he feet active, she resists the first block out attempt and completes rebounds with strong hands and upper body; a disciplined defender, she moves well on the flight of the ball to take away interior passes and opposing driving lanes. Coach’s insights: “Miriam’s physicality is an X-factor. You can teach your kids all the technique in the world, but her proprioceptive ability in combination with her size is something you can’t teach. Rebounding against Miriam requires a team effort, start to finish.” Mike Grasta/Webster Schroeder Also Read: Kiara Anglin, Jeshua Shaw and the Starting FiveJACKSON KULIK 6-foot-6-inch Jr. G/F Webster Thomas Titans (Monroe County Division II) — A versatile scorer with a knack for delivering in the clutch; Kulik has to be defended beyond the 3-point arc, at the same time he is strong off the dribble and capable of getting to the rim with few dribbles where he finishes with either hand, a challenging matchup – he sees the floor well over smaller guards and gains separation from larger front-court players; an aggressive rebounder he can slip in and out of traffic to gain position, with a strong upper body he is tough to knock off the ball in 50-50 situations; can defend a variety of positions using quick feet to contain ballhandlers and length to defend in the post. Coach’s insights: “He can get to the basket with a quick first step and can score in a variety of ways. He has great range on his shot. He can post up and is really good at the foul line as well. A tough matchup for most teams.” Chris Cardon/Irondequoit. VIEW MORE DENNIS JOYCE PHOTOS HERE.DEVON MARTIN 6-foot-4-inch Sr. G/F Geneva Panthers (Finger Lakes East) — A crafty scorer who is at his best in the open floor; opposing defenders find it challenging to keep “Junior” from getting to the basket, he shows the ability to score from distance but he has a knack for converting in traffic, he routinely beats the first defender with a quick first step and makes keen decisions with the ball from that point, sees the floor well on the break and understands how to use pace when feeding teammates, at the same time he can receive and finish all in one motion when ahead of the defense; a versatile defender he can take the responsibility of guarding the opponent’s primary ballhandler or switch and step into the post; an active rebounder, it is easy to lose track of him when the ball is in the air, he moves his feet well and has strong leaping ability. Coach’s insights: “His ability to create in tight spaces while being a threat to shoot the three sets him apart. He is extremely athletic and smooth in transition.” Bill Thomson/Wayne MARKUS ROBINSON 6-foot-1-inch So. G C.G. Finney Falcons (Private-Parochial) — A dynamic scorer with a unique blend of athleticism and skill; gifted with physical strength, Robinson easily shrugs off one-on-one defenders looking to impede his progress, strong off the dribble he has the body control to stop and elevate quickly with composure, at the same he possesses a hesitation dribble as well as step-back moves to keep defenders off balance, finishes with either hand and in traffic; Section V’s career active scoring leader with 1,886 career points, it is easy to overlook that he has become the primary ballhandler for Finney and is willing distributor; a disciplined defender he uses his agility to take away driving lanes for opposing ballhandlers, sees one play ahead and steps into passing lanes. Coach’s insights: Markus is an elite athlete. His pull-up jumper is indefensible. His ability to create his own shots sets him apart from everyone else.” JJ Garwood/Northstar Christiancenter_img Subscribe by Email Add to Google+ Miriam Ibezim, Markus Robinson and the Starting Five added by Paul Gotham on February 22, 2021View all posts by Paul Gotham →FacebookTwitter分享by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksSponsor ContentAirPhysioThis All-Natural “Lung Cleaning” Device Helps Anyone Breathe EasierAirPhysioTop Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat InsuranceBabbelStart Speaking a Language in 3 Weeks – All You Need Is Your PhoneBabbelby Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksMore from Pickin’ SplintersBaron keeps Bonaventure close to his heart – Pickin’ SplintersTah-Jae Hill, Zion Morrison and the Starting Five – Pickin’ Splinters”If you had a Mount Rushmore of MCC baseball, he’s on there.” Longtime assistant Jack Christensen passes away – Pickin’ Splinters Share on Facebook This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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Ottawa Senators Undecided About Which Logo to Use Going Forward

first_img 57,915 posts If there should be one team that is definitely changing its look this coming season, it’s Ottawa. How they (and, to an extent, Calgary) are not is comical. 1,761 M4One Link to post Favourite Logos:Undecided…. as so many are awesome! 1,123 Followers 1 Posted May 1, 2018 NYYNYR Share on other sites There’s one undeniable truth: Standing pat with your uniforms dooms you to the bottom 3 designs in the entire league, and it’s not like you’ve had oodles of recent success associated with the sweater.  Ducks/Sens/Flames should all be coming out of the gate HOT with new jerseys this fall. Massive fail by all three franchises, which probably make up the ugliest troika of jerseys in the league.  Share this post 4,375 posts Members Dnice Recommended Posts Members Prev SportsLogos.Net News 521 NewsBot 1,761 Ottawa Senators Undecided About Which Logo to Use Going Forward Members Share this post Posted May 1, 2018 3 It’s funny…. this logo is round enough to work with a barberpole setup, and it also plays homage to the 1st logo they ever wore. The fact they won’t even consider using it as the primary makes my blood boil.  5 hours ago, MBurmy said: Posted May 1, 2018 The O is a classic sweater design. I love the O on the uniform, but not for things like merchandise, etc. Link to post CreamSoda NoE38_Concepts 657 1,555 Share this post 5,708 posts Location:Racine, Wisconsin SportsLogos.Net Members Share on other sites Ottawa Senators Undecided About Which Logo to Use Going Forward Link to post 1 5,159 378 Dnice 378 1,169 posts Share on other sites If they’re going to stick with the “O,” should they borrow from the Ottawa flag? Resident CRJ stan Share on other sites Members Share on other sites Share this post 4,322 Would the 2D Centurion instantly become the best primary logo in the NHL? I think it could. 1,555 Forums Home the admiral Share this post Share on other sites 3,735 All Activity Sodboy13 Link to post EddieJ1984 344 521 andrewharrington Ottawa Senators Undecided About Which Logo to Use Going Forward CreamSoda Posted May 1, 2018 I don’t know who/why/how they hate that logo Share on other sites Share this post 3,735 Favourite Logos:North Stars 221 Location:Denver, CO No surprise it became their flag in 2000. Members 1,184 No that looks very 90s. Posted May 1, 2018 2 hours ago, SportsLogos.Net News said: Link to post 0 Share this post Favourite Logos:Barcelona DragonsHartford WhalersUS Soccer RattlesnakeJoliet Slammers “J-Bird”NBA All-Star New Orleans Crawfish 4,760 posts Damn, that is brilliant. 3 2 Location:Tampa Share on other sites Link to post They’re all terrible.  2 Am I understanding, too, that the Sens may not have a third as well? Oy vey. If nothing else, you changed your center-ice logo…don’t you HAVE to have the “O” on the sweater somewhere? #CommonSENSe I will fight for the new 2D Centurion to the grave. Best logo the team has ever had and one of the best NHL logos in general. Use the =O= as a secondary logo/third jersey.  Location:Augusta,GA 0 Posted May 1, 2018 Sports Logo News Share on other sites Location:Effington Share this post Link to post Link to post Members Posted May 1, 2018 953 Sports Logos 1 3,160 posts Members Members Posted May 1, 2018 10,243 posts ~Bear Share on other sites Page 1 of 3   2 Level 5 Laser Lotus 5,159 Posted May 1, 2018 Members 3 hours ago, CreamSoda said: ~Bear SportsLogos.Net Location:South Carolina 2 1,123 Location:CLE · IND · PDX It’s perfect that Eugene Melnyk is hesitant to switch to the “O” because Chris Neil told him it’s bad luck. There’s your franchise in a nutshell. 8 hours ago, MBurmy said: 3,160 posts Link to post Share on other sites 195 1,761 By SportsLogos.Net News, April 30, 2018 in Sports Logo News 1,555 Posted April 30, 2018 195 Share this post Link to post Posted May 1, 2018 2 5 CreamSoda Share on other sites Share this post Link to post 4,322 All Activity 1,463 I don’t know who/why/how they hate that logo but it is easily the best option for the Senators.  Makes no sense they haven’t used it as the primary logo on their sweaters. 657 Members It’s a very simple cut and paste job.  Copy the updated 2D logo and paste onto the centennial jersey, swapping the silver for gold (or keep as is), and fix the collar.  If they can do a triple colour half collar, there’s no way they couldn’t do the same for the other half.  If they want a primarily black uniform, then stick the 2D onto the black heritage uniform.  Which ever uniform is left over, slap the O logo onto it for the third.  Come up with an updated Peace Tower logo for the shoulder logo.  No flags anywhere.  Put  it on the helmet if they really want it. Share on other sites 1,123 M4One Posted May 1, 2018 277 posts 953 Link to post SportsLogos.Net News That flag is actually what inspired the cape in this version of the centurion. It may be my favorite part; a shining example showing how to incorporate a local design element without forcing it. KittSmith_95center_img MBurmy Location:Denver, CO BJ Sands Members Link to post 1,761 posts This is so them. Link to post 1,172 Ottawa Senators Undecided About Which Logo to Use Going Forward April 30, 2018 – 15:49 PMThe 3d centurion? The heritage “O”? Something else? Whatever logo the Ottawa Senators should use like is always a matter up for debate, even the team itself hasn’t decided what side they’re on. At an team-hosted town hall event held […] Read More… It’s Melnyk. He’s convinced the 3d centurion is the best logo in sports and everything else is crap in comparison. 4,322 Share this post Members 2 5 3 hours ago, Sodboy13 said: 19,560 posts Sodboy13 Sodboy13 crashcarson15 657 This topic is now closed to further replies. 23 Favourite Logos:Minnesota Wild | Hartford Whalers | Toronto Blue Jays Ottawa Senators Undecided About Which Logo to Use Going Forward Location:Chicago 3 344 Sign in to follow this   521 KittSmith_95 1,184 Posted April 30, 2018 Moderators 221 2 hours ago, Bill81361 said: Share this post 2,036 posts Members NoE38_Concepts Phoenix is a bangwagon town 1 Bill81361 Share this post 16 Members Posted May 1, 2018 5,159 Sign in to follow this   I apologize for any decorum 1,761 378 Members Share on other sites Link to post 344 1,172 1,463 2 Share this post 953 MBurmy Posted May 1, 2018 1,172 3 Link to post It’s so silly they don’t use it, because it’s one of the great logos in sports. O, you have to be kidding… 1 Posted May 1, 2018 Sports Logos Favourite Logos:Florida Everblades,Devil Rays [/discussion] Link to post 26,192 1,761 Location:Ajax, Ontario If they’re going to stick with the “O,” should they borrow from the Ottawa flag? 26,192 Location:Canada Share on other sites Share on other sites Share this post Sodboy13 26,192 2,414 It’s perfect that Eugene Melnyk is hesitant to switch to the “O” because Chris Neil told him it’s bad luck. There’s your franchise in a nutshell. Share this post 0 A change was needed. Next Share on other sites CreamSoda 195 NYYNYR Members 3,480 posts 5,159 1,233 posts Posted May 1, 2018 Runnin’ down a dream 6 hours ago, Bill81361 said: SL.N News Forums Home skreeeeeeonk Link to post 19,560 posts Posted May 1, 2018 Share this post 0 sports r fun 5,159 crashcarson15 1,404 posts Share this post Share on other sites [/discussion] 3,735 [/discussion] Favourite Logos:Barcelona DragonsHartford WhalersUS Soccer RattlesnakeJoliet Slammers “J-Bird”NBA All-Star New Orleans Crawfish Posted May 1, 2018 This is so them. twi Eugene: Erik Karlsson is being haunted by the ghosts of Indians and the only way to make them go away is for him to wear an Indian Head. Link to post Why can’t they wear the O and sell stuff and have signage with the Centurion logo, 2d or 3d? Why must they use the same for both? Phoenix is a bangwagon town 2,414 the admiral 823 posts 1,761 Location:Baltimore 2,414 0 Location:Indiana twi 1,597 posts Go To Topic Listing Location:Effington Just a fan who happened to find this page. 221 1,184 Sykotyk Members Sykotyk Posted May 1, 2018 If they’re going to stick with the “O,” should they borrow from the Ottawa flag? 65 Members Share on other sites I have no idea why they changed. The 3d Centurion just looks weird. It’s a horrible angle for a logo. Faces on logos should be mostly looking in profile. Near perfect, or at least almost in profile. Next Followers 1 21,915 posts Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Prev Share this post Bill81361 1,463 5 5,159 1,170 posts This is so much better…. EddieJ1984 Page 1 of 3   andrewharrington BJ Sands 2 hours ago, BJ Sands said: 1 hour ago, MBurmy said: Sports Logo News [/discussion]last_img read more

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Lower Corentyne are new SBF Petroleum 50-over Champions

first_imgLower Corentyne were crowned champions in the SBF Petroleum-sponsored Cricket Guyana Inc Jaguars 50-over Franchise League after defeating Upper Corentyne by 231 runs at Cumberland while Essequibo’s 35-run loss against East Bank at Everest condemned them to second place yesterday. Essequibo’s loss saw them remaining on 25 points while Lower Corentyne’s victory with a bonus point saw them equaling Essequibo’s tally and crowned champions due to their head-to-head victory in the fifth round.Lower Corentyne took advantage of an eight-man Upper Corentyne unit to post 366-9 after winning the toss and opting to bat. Adrian Sukwah led the charge with a belligerent 98 coming in at six. Sukwah smashed nine fours and five sixes while sharing in a 98-run stand with Junior Sinclair who made 57, which included seven boundaries. Autoplay Autoplay1 of 3Kemol Savory collects his Most Valuable Player award from CEO of SBF Petroleum, Dorwain Bess, in the presence of Anand Sanasie.Skipper Leon Johnson struck a half century for Georgetown. (Royston Alkins photo)Sherfane RutherfordSinclair’s older brother, Jason, came in to blast 56 and join Sukwah as the pair added 72 for the sixth wicket. Dimitri Cameron was the most effective bowler, taking 3-69 and was supported by Alex Algoo who took 2-43.In reply, Algoo returned to stroke 56, decorated with three fours and two sixes.Junior Sinclair returned to claim 3-39 with his off-spin and earn the man-of-the-match title. Meanwhile, the former champions, Essequibo, were unable to counter a magnificent 96-ball 154 from man-of-the-match, Sherfane Rutherford. The 21-year-old, who was dropped on 97, smacked Ricardo Adams for back-to-back sixes to bring up his half century in 39 balls before flicking a four off of Adams to bring up his ton in 78 balls. Rutherford shifted gear towards attaining his feat of the highest individual score in the history of the competition, hitting 13 sixes and 11 fours. After Vishual Singh fell for 36, Rutherford and Ronaldo Ali-Mohamed shared in a 148-run stand for the sixth wicket in just 109 balls, which ended with Rutherford being bowled by Quentin Sampson (3-41).Ali-Mohamed pressed on to make 42 while Akini Adams took 2-47. Ricardo Adams took 1-72 and finished as the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 20 scalps.In the chase, Trevon France rocked the Essequibo top order to claim 3-35 while a few cameos kept Essequibo in the chase. Kemol Savory, who finished as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and leading run getter, scored a patient 45. David Williams also made 45 from 20 balls and give the Cinderella county hope.A sixth wicket partnership of 93 between Sampson and Anthony Adams almost brought the title back to Essequibo. Sampson clobbered 67 from 39 balls, hitting five sixes and four fours before being caught at backward point of off Rutherford.Essequibo’s hope of winning was extinguished when Anthony Adams was caught at point by Rutherford off of Trevon Griffith for 64 from 55 balls. He stroked five fours and two sixes. Rutherford swiftly wrapped up Essequibo’s resistance enticing Nealand Codogan into a drive only to edge to the wicketkeeper and taking a low return catch to stun the boisterous crowd and end Essequibo’s dominance.last_img read more

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