The Junior B Basketball team had their first outing this week. This team were winners of the Division 2 title last year as 1st years, and play in Division 1 this season. Keelin O’Reilly, captains the side. They travelled to Glasnevin, to take on St. Mary’s. Honours were shared in the first quarter, both sides scoring two baskets. Erin Lane and Lois O’Hare the Boynesiders scorers. With a different five players taking to the floor in the 2nd quarter, they took to their task without delay, Zoe Lennon picking off a lovely lay-up. Katie McCabe added a further two baskets to leave her side 10 – 6 up at the midway point. Erin Lane was showing why she was ‘player of the match’ in last season’s final, playing some excellent pressure defence and adding to her scoring tally. They kept Glasnevin scoreless in this quarter and finished 15 – 6 ahead. St. Mary’s did not give up and clawed back a few scores, but at the final whistle, Our Lady’s won out 16 – 9.
TEAMS & SCORES: Captain, Keelin O’Reilly; Benita Assoua; Alice Bermingham; Carla Grennan; Caoimhe Kearney; Erin Lane 5; Zoe Lennon 4; Katie McCabe 5; Kate McGuigan; Joy Njekwe and Lois O’Hare 2.