BASKETBALL: Holyrood Academy Under-14s enjoy good win
THE Holyrood Academy Under-14s boys’ basketball team enjoyed a 30pts-23 victory over The Park School.
The Chard lads started strongly with Harvey Evans and Archie Spokes scoring well, while some good defensive work kept The Park School on the back foot and saw Holyrood going into the second quarter 8pts-nil up.
Oli Collins, Will Board and Barnaby Willis defended strongly and Holyrood continued to score but The Park School were able to gain momentum in the second and third quarter.
The score was 20pts-14 to Holyrood at the beginning of the final quarter and the Chard boys were confident that they could keep the lead if they all played to their potential.
Some strong attacking from The Park School saw them reach 23 points, but Spokes and Evans continued to score to keep Holyrood in front.
The game ended 30pts-23 to Holyrood with Archie Spokes named as player of the match.
The match was played on Monday, January 22, 2018.
PHOTO – TOP: Holyrood Academy’s Under-14s basketball team with (pictured from left) Liborko Juriga, D’Angelo Porter, Oli Collins, Joe Burton, Harvey Evans, Will Board, Matt Green, Barnaby Willis and Archie Spokes.