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It's a Win for the Kings Division 4 team 29 - 16 against Swindon Shock 2!
This Sunday, It's the turn of the Kings Division 4 team to shine as they take on Swindon Shock Wheelchair Basketball 2 in a pre-season friendly before the teams meet in British Wheelchair Basketball Division 4 Group C at the Dorcan Recreational Complex in Swindon
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Last weekend Kings played Swindon Shock away and this weekend they returned from the double header match.
Kings had home support including the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Thatcham joined us to cheer us on as part of Thatcham festival. The team took to the floor lead out by Captain Wayne and went out determined to show Shock what Kings were able to bring to the floor. An early foul saw shock take to the free throw line, but not able to find the basket. Reece was first to score with Joe finding the net before shock scored in the 3rd minute. Reece and Joe continued to find the basket adding to the teams total with good team work from the rest of the team; While Shock where unable to get any to drop. 1st quarter finished 10 Kings v 3 Shock
Shock where first to score in the second quarter but Brad, Peter and Joe adding to the teams total took Kings out in front. Shock went twice to the free throw line and where unable to score. As the teams headed to the bench for half time the score was 20 Kings v 9 Shock.
After the half time break Shock where determine to get more points on the board and a change in tactics saw them outscore kings. Brad, Peter and Ryan adding to kings total, but shock had scored 10 v 6 to kings. As the quarter drew to a close the score was 26 kings v 19 shock.
Shock where quick off the mark in the 4th quarter score 3 baskets in the first minute before Joe scored in the 2nd minute bringing the score to a 3 point ball game, the teams where both working hard wanting the win shock just edged ahead.
With less than 3 minutes remaining in the game it was a one point ball game 35 shock v 34 kings. Shock scored in the final minute to finish the game as the winner. Final Score 37 Shock v 34 Kings. It was such a tough match for Kings who had lead for just over half the game to loss by 3 points.
This Saturday, We're showcasing our sport with the huge return match against Swindon Shock Wheelchair Basketball club in British Wheelchair Basketball Division 3 South and West for the local Thatcham Festival - Tip off is at 12:20 at Kennet Leisure Centre, Thatcham.
Match report from British Wheelchair Basketball Divison 3 South and West - Kings Vs. Shock
Swindon Shock 48 - Thames Valley Kings 31Recce opened the scoring for the start of the game in the second minute, after both teams had tried to get the scoring underway. Brad was fouled in the action of shooting but was unlucky on his free throws, but made the basket count next time around. Ryan scored to take the team just one basket back into the lead with 1 minute left on the clock, Shock then scored to tie the scores at 6 all as the teams went to the bench for the end of the quarter. Both teams went back out on the floor determine to win the game and played hard defense. Brad brought the score back level to 8 all; Wayne was fouled in the action of shooting and made his first free throw from the line. Joe scored 6 points in the last 4 minutes before half time although Shock had just crept ahead as the teams went to the bench for half time the score was Kings 15 v 19 Shock.
A change in players for Shock saw kings unable to keep the scores even as they had done throughout the first half. Brad being the only one to score for kings adding 6 points to Kings total. The team where working hard against Shocks' tight defense and double picking back on Reece. Shock 32 v 21 kings at the end of the 3rd quarter
Fouls: Joe 1, Wayne 1, Ryan 1, nick 3, Reece 1, Ant 2
Scorers: Reece- 2, Brad 12, Ryan 2, Wayne 1, Joe - 12, Ant 2
This Saturday, Kings are on the road for their first away game of the British Wheelchair Basketball season as they visit Swindon Shock Basketball Club at the Youth First Centre In Swindon. - Tip off 1pm
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