Success in Junior League action as The Kings team with Tornadoes in joint venture
Posted on December 5 2016
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This past Saturday saw a huge day of British Wheelchair Basketball Junior League action as The Kings teamed with Tornadoes in a joint venture in under 15 and 19s action.
In Under 15s competition, their season kicked off with a huge end to end battle with Hampshire Hornets who out powered Tornadoes Kings 20 to 6. Next up for the U15s where Aces who kept fighting to the end but it was Tornadoes Kings who pipped it in the final 20 seconds of the match to win 16-12.
In the closest game of the day, the Under 15s match against London Titans was next and it end up going to the wire, with a Huge interception from Owen Pither who caused a turnover in the last 10 seconds which lead to the winning basket and huge 12-10 win against an evenly matched London Titans. In the final game for the Under 15s, a tough match against the undefeated London Allstars saw them go down 34-19. A mixed bag of results for the Under 15s with two wins from four but one that impressed the coaching staff.
In under 19s action, The Tornadoes Kings dominated the day with three outstanding wins from three, including a 41-13 win against Aces, a 47-11 win against London Titans and a 55-0 blowout win against Hampshire Hornets.
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