THE pair of Dave "Blacks" Ellis and "Baboo" led the Dilston All-Stars to a crucial 150-126 win over the Jamaica Fire Brigade in Group B of the 2022 Winners Domino Christmas League at Rae's Water Store, 23 Dilston Avenue in Waterhouse, on Wednesday.
The pair put up a game-high 40 points, which included a six-love, ensuring that their teams went home with the victory to stay in contention for a semi-final spot.
The Jamaica Fire Brigade started the match on fire, and at one stage in the game they led 22-9. However, the Dilston All-Stars fought back gallantly and tied the scores seven times in the first half. Jamaica Fire Bridge went into the break with a one-point lead at 76-75.
In the second half the Dilston All-Stars made a number of changes that had a big impact on the rest of the game. They were in brilliant form and kept scoring frequently on all tables.
The firefighters tried to respond but were no match for their opponents who marched to victory. The large home crowd of supporters cheered their team on until the final whistle.
— Ruddy Allen