U19, Premier Team Get Their Basketball Season Underway.
The U19A team got their season under way this week. This team play in the Premier division, as ten of the eleven players, play their Club basketball with the newly formed Drogheda Wolves. Their opposition was Mt. Sackville from Chapelizod, who came with a high calibre of players themselves. Ava Briscoe got the opening basket, but the side trailed 8-9 at the first break. Abby Rice stamped her authority on the game, with her introduction at the start of quarter two. Hitting 5 points in this quarter for her team, and with Ava Prendergast and Ciara NicCríosta adding a basket each, the side went into the half time interval 17-10 up. The final two quarters were close affairs with Mt. Sackville winning quarter three 6 points to 5, and the teams splitting the spoils in the final quarter, 7 points each. This left the home side with their first victory, 29-23.
TEAM & SCORES: Captain, Oyin Adelegan 2; Ava Briscoe 4; Nikola Busa 3; Zoe Gardiner 2; Gretta McEvoy; Ciara NicCríosta 6; Ava Prendergast 3; Abby Rice 9; Ellie Riggs; Ava Russell and Abby Strutt.