Loreto College vs SGS College

On Wednesday afternoon SGS travelled to Manchester to face Loreto College as the home side protected their court with a 78-55 win.

Loreto’s top scorers were Arinze Emeka-anyakwo, 16, Micheal Anumba, 15 and Freddie Rouse with a season-high 12 points.

The leaders for SGS were AJ Edu, 20, Ebuka Ekwegh, 10 and Corey Samuels with 9.

Loreto Coach Peter Paraskeva commented after the game: “Really happy with the way we moved the ball today against their zone. This is probably the most balanced team performance of the season.”

The first quarter started a closely contested affair with SGS stifling the home sides offence with a 2-3 zone. Once the game settled though it would be Loreto who went on an 8-2 run to end the period 22-9.

The second quarter showed much of the same with the home team going into the break with a 42-20 lead despite a valiant effort from AJ Edu who finished the contest with a game-high 20 points,

SGS upped the defensive intensity in the second half, however, it was Loreto who showed a much improved consistency on recent weeks from beyond the arc going for 11 made 3 point field goals. Loreto secured a 78-55 victory by the final whistle.

Next week sees Loreto at home again hosting Allerton and SGS have a rare Monday fixture at home to Derby/Noel Baker.

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