By Charwayne Walker
NATIONAL basketball star Ray Victor was just 4 points away from scoring the most points in an international basketball match at Guyana premier hoop venue.
Victor’s tally of 39 points vs Grenada in Guyana 90-73 victory was four points shy of Joe Farroba 42 points vs. Guyana in 1978.
Joe Farroba was representing the visiting Canadian YMCA Montreal.
Farroba’s record was also challenged by Trinidadian Brian John who scored 40 points vs. Suriname during the Inaugural CARICOM Championship at the National Sports Hall.
Here is a list of the top scorers so far in the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall:
Joseph Farroba (Canadian) YMCA Montreal vs Guyana 1978 – 42 pts
Brian John (Trinidadian) Trinidad & Tobago vs Suriname 1981 – 40 pts
Ray Victor (Guyanese) Guyana vs Grenada 2019 – 39 pts
Feverus (Surinamese) Suriname vs Guyana 1976 – 38 pts
Victor (Voot) O’Garro (Trinidadian) Trinidad & Tobago vs Guyana 1979 – 38 pts
Bill Delhorne (Canadian) YMCA Montreal vs Guyana 1978 – 37pts
Garnet Stewart (Trinidadian) Trinidad & Tobago vs Barbados 1988 CARICOM Championship Sports Hall – 36 pts
Willie Hodges (D.C Jammers) D.C Jammers vs Guyana 1993 – 36 pts
Wayne Sappleton (Jamaican) Jamaica vs Trinidad & Tobago CARICOM Championship 1981 – 34 pts
Stanislaus (Knox) Hadmon (Guyanese) Guyana vs Barbados CARICOM Championship 1981 – 34 pts
Joseph Farroba (Canadian) Montreal YMCA vs Guyana 1978 – 33 pts
Joseph Farroba (Canadian) Montreal YMCA vs. Guyana 1978 – 33 pts
Aubrey Chalmers (Guyanese) Guyana vs Cuba 1977 – 31 pts