EABL Week 13 Round Up

It was a seven game slate for Week 13 of the EABL, read on to find out how everyone got on.

North Sea Conference

There were two relatively close games in the North Sea Conference this week; Bradford picked up their first win of the season, and Preston survived a nailbiter against Tyne Metropolitan College.

Led by 18 points and 15 rebounds from Joshua Messam, Bradford defeated Childwall Sports College, 75-62, to pick up their first victory and leave Childwall still searching for theirs.

Bradford are now 1-4 on the season in seventh place, whilst Childwall sit at the bottom of the standings at 0-4.

The other game in the North saw Preston come away with a 74-72 victory over Tyne Metropolitan College, led by 20 points from Benjamin Nkossi.

Preston improved to 3-1 on the season with the win, whilst Tyne Met dropped to 3-3, though still sit in second place in the conference.

North Sea Conference Standings.

All Midlands Conference

There was no action from the Midlands in Week 13.

All Midlands Conference Standings.

South East Conference

Harris Academy Beckenham continue to lead from the front after beating Hackney Community College, 88-65, on Wednesday afternoon.

Once again led by the duo of Kavell Bigby-Williams (21 points, 15 rebounds) and Myles Laurent-Smart (12 points, 12 assists), Harris improved to 7-1 in first place in the South East, whilst Hackney dropped to 3-4.

Elsehwere, defence was key for Canterbury High School, as they upset Copleston High School, 65-58.

Canterbury held Copleston to over 20 points below their average, including holding the league’s leading scorer Luke Mascall-Wright to 19 points (12 below his average). Tyler Russell led Canterbury with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.

Canterbury improved to 3-5 with the win, sitting in seventh place, whilst Copleston are now 4-3 on the season, in fourth place.

South East Conference Standings.

South West Conference

There were three games scheduled in the South West, with South Gloucestershire & Stroud College remaining the talking point as they kept their perfect record intact.

SGS got an 82-67 win over Aylesbury Grammar School, moving to 7-0 in first place, led by the junior international duo of Tamas Okros (26 points) and Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye (23 points).

They kept Aylesbury winless, as they dropped to 0-6 in bottom place.

Harefield improved to .500 (3-3) on the season, after beating EHWLC, 73-63. EHWLC remain a game above .500 at 4-3, a spot above Harefield in the table (fourth).

Itchen climbed to second place in the South West, beating Ivybridge Community College, 66-58

Ivybridge have faltered after their strong start (4-0) to the season, having now lost three consecutive games, as they’ve dropped to 4-3 in third place.

South West Conference Standings.

Catch up with all the statistical leaders in the EABL here.

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