James Watt College vs Myerscough College

In Wednesday nights match-up between James Watt and Myerscough, Myerscough emerged victorious with a 92-71 victory.

James Watt started the game brightly hitting shots early and playing suffocating defense. Myerscough were probably a little surprised by James Watts start and were down 14-4 after five minutes of play. Myerscough slowly started to take control of the game and clawed there way back finishing the quarter up 3 points, 18-21.

The second quarter was pretty even throughout with both teams trading baskets and executing well. Myerscough started to find their range by hitting four 3 pointers as well as balancing the scoring on the inside.

The second half Myerscough pulled away and defended a comfortable lead throughout the rest of the game. Coach Neal Hopkins side shot well from the outside hitting five, 3 pointers in the 3rd quarter which proved too much for James Watt. James Watt continued to play hard throughout the game and managed to stay close in the final quarter by scoring 20 points to Myerscough’s 23.

Mate Okros was the difference on the floor. His length and long range shooting was too much for James Watt, he finished with 26 points. Conor Lynch finished with 26 for James Watt showing his versatility scoring both inside and out.

James Watt travel to Charnwood next week and Myerscough travel to SGS.

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