Contributed by reader Jeremy
Clementi Sports Hall, Wednesday, January 14, 2009 – Hwa Chong Institution thrashed Boon Lay Secondary 73-45 in a B Division West Zone Basketball Championship Group C game this afternoon.
Hwa Chong led by 11 points after the first quarter with their #13 Rong Hao driving in constantly with his trademark baseline spin move.
Boon Lay were led by their #7 Jeremy with his drive ins and #10 Nicholas.
Despite a three-pointer by Jeremy just before the half-time buzzer, Hwa Chong still led by 12 points at the break.
The start of the third quarter saw Hwa Chong put on a suffocating man-to-man defence on Boon Lay’s pair of Jeremy and Nicholas to stifle any possibility of a Boon Lay comeback.
Hwa Chong won by 28 points, with Rong Hao (#13) scoring a team-high 16 points while Boon Lay’s #7 Jeremy had a game-high 21 points. Three players accounted for all the Boon Lay team scoring.
Boon Lay Secondary
#7 Jeremy – 21 points (1 x 3-pointer)
#10 Nicholas – 16 points
#11 Nevin- 8 points
Hwa Chong Institution
Henry (#5) – 11 points (2 x 3-pointers)
Rong Hao (#13)- 16 points