Alec Reed Academy vs Itchen Sixth Form

Alec Reed handed Itchen their third  loss of the season behind 25 points from Golovcenko.

Alec Reed jumped into early lead with some hot shooting from outside arch opening the game with 7 consecutive 3 pointers. All shots were split between K. Kolesnikovas (3) and D.Golovenko (4), who led their team with early double digits points helping Alec reed to claim the first period 30-18.

The second quarter saw Itchen improving their defence which caused problems for Alec Reed. However, guards Adan and Poorman took over game with their full court pressure restoring hosts to another double digit lead. After half time break, it was Alec Reed who came out more focused as they extended their lead to 21 points at end of third behind some great offence displays from Poorman and Golovcenko.

Despite these events, Itchen never looked to give up and after improved shooting from outside were able to cut Alec Reed’s lead to just 6 points with 3 minutes to go before Golovcenko put game to sleep and helped secure the win 88-75 over the visitors.

Alec Reed Head Coach D.Szatkowski said: “It’s absolutely pleasure to see boys play their hearts out. We finally are with full squad and will be extremely dangerous for rest of the fixtures. Today we played amazing defence against one of top programs in country limiting them to 48 points in first 3 quarters. I’m proud of my boys”

D.Golovcenko led all scorers with 25 supported by E.Poorman with 15. The visitors were led by J.Sochan with 17.

Next day Alec Reed will travel to South Londonto CoLA while Itchen will host Copleston at home after Half term break.


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