EABL Week 3 Round Up

The third week of EABL action saw six games played, with three postponements due to BCS Regional Tournaments – read on to find out what happened across all four conferences.

North Sea Conference

In the NSC there were two match-ups in Week 3, as Loreto climbed to the top of the table with a 66-39 victory over a short-handed Priestley College. Coach Paul Middleton’s side moved to 2-0 in the competition, led by 7 footer Aaron Menzies’ 23 points.

The other game saw Preston cruise past Bradford College 89-45, to pick up their first win in their opening game of the season. It has been a tough start to the season for Bradford who dropped to 0-2 and sit at the bottom of the league table.

North Sea Conference Standings.

All Midlands Conference

After Week 2 saw all teams in action in the AMC, Week 3 saw a break in EABL action whilst teams take part in BCS Regional Tournaments.

All Midlands Conference Standings.

South East Conference

In the SEC, Canterbury High School won the local derby against Northfleet Technology College, taking a 54-48 victory behind Tyler Russell’s 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and Mitchell Rae’s 13 point, 10 rebound double double.

Coach Jesse Sazant’s side are now 2-0 on the season, moving up to second place in the league behind Barking Abbey.

With the SEEVIC-Harris Academy game postponed due to Regional Tournaments, the only other game saw County Upper cruise past Hackney Community College 70-48 in their 2013-13 EABL opener, with Jake Andrew’s 14 point, 5 rebound, 10 assist double double leading the way.

South East Conference Standings.

South West Conference

South Gloucestershire & Stroud (SGS) College moved to 2-0 and jumped to the top of the SEC standings with a 68-62 victory over Ealing, Hammersmith, & West London College (EHWLC).

EHWLC put up a valiant fight without five of their key players, including England Under-18 Tyrell Isaacs, but Isaacs’ international teammate Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye took full advantage of his absence, finishing with 18 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists to give SGS the victory.

In the only other game in the South West, BHASVIC’s Max Richardson had one of the performances of the young season, dominating to the tune of 27 point, 11 rebounds and 7 assists on 10/11 shooting to give BHASVIC a 76-67 victory over The Henley College.

It was BHASVIC’s first win of the season, pushing them to 1-2 and in sixth place in the standings, whilst The Henley dropped to 0-2 as they look to pick up their first win on Wednesday against Ivybridge.

South West Conference Standings.

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