Tri-Cities Voice Newspaper - What's Happening - Fremont, Union City, Newark California

June 27, 2006 > Ballers on a Roll

Ballers on a Roll

by Biff Jones with information submitted by Trask Frost IBL media director

The Tri-City Ballers of the International Basketball League, playing out of Newark Memorial High School, have rediscovered their early season form that led to a 5-0 start.  The Ballers have won six in a row and eight of their last nine, averaging 143 points per game.  Recent Ballers addition Markeen Chandler - averaging over 24 points per game - offers another solid scoring option to last year's IBL scoring leader Javon Harris (35.3 points per game in 2005).

Tri-City at 13-4 leads the Western Division of the IBL by percentage points over the 14-5 Seattle Mountaineer.  The Ballers had home victories last week, 145-122 against Aurora, Co. Cavalry Sunday 18th and 130-129 against Chico Force Thursday 22nd.  Last Friday, June 23, Tri-City traveled to Oakland to take on the Slammers and came away with their sixth straight victory 171-169 in double overtime.  Chandler had 45 points for the Ballers to lead all scorers, while Harris poured in 36 and Anthony Lackey added 23.

Tri-City has two more games remaining in the regular season, this Friday 30th at Chico then a make up home game against Chico with a date to be determined.  The Tri City Voice will publish the post season schedule as soon as it becomes known.

 
About Us   Current Issues   Press Dates   Archived Issues   Ad Rates   Classifieds  
Shopping & Dining Guide   Local Events   Your Comments   Subscribe  
Home

Tri Cities Voice What's Happening - click to return to home page

Copyright© 2005 Tri-City Voice
Advertise in What's Happening - A Guide to the Tri-City Area Return to Tri-City Voice Home Page E-mail the Tri-City Voice About the Tri-City Voice Read a current issue of the Tri-City Voice online Archived Issues of the Tri-City Voice Tri-City Voice Advertising rates Dining and Shopping in the Tri-City Area Events in the Tri-City area Tell us what you think Return to the Tri-City Voice Home Page Subscribe to the Tri-City Voice Press dates/Deadlines