Match Report

 

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Platanos U16 Boys 75 V 64 St Georges

 

Date: Thu 24 Nov 2016 Time: 16 h 00 m


Venue: Platanos College

 

 

Team List: Ade, Dusan, Shaydon, Wilfrid, Breon, Abdul, Sorwar, Janali, Gideon

Top Scorers: (Platanos) Dusan: 29pts, Shaydon: 13pts, Ade: 12pts. (St George) A.Adedo: 20pts, T.Small: 21pts, J.Yabanel: 8pts.

Quarter 1: Platanos 20 - 15 St Georges

Quarter 2: Platanos 19 - 21 St Georges

Quarter 3: Platanos 17 - 15 St Georges

Quarter 4: Platanos 19 - 13 St Georges

Quarter 1 saw Platanos play with the same confidence offensively as they did in there first game. Moving the ball on offense to take open 3's and scoring on the break off of a turnover as Platanos jumped out to a 8-2 lead in the first few minutes of the game. Platanos continued with the same trend throughout the 2nd quarter, which included 3 break away dunks from Dusan to get the home crowd going. However, a few mental lapses allowed St Georges to use there size and get easy baskets off of offensive rebounds which kept them in the game at half time.

The good shooting continued for Platanos in the 3rd as over half their points for the 3rd quarter was scored from outside the 3pt line. This helped go into the final quarter with a 7pt lead.

In the final quarter, Platanos picked up the defensive intensity, with Shaydon and Wilfrid leading the way by causing havoc for their guards resulting in St Georges to struggle to score in the 4th. This defensive effort saw Platanos stretch out to a 14pt lead and did not look back from their.

Check out highlights and full game on Platanos Academy YouTube page.