Myerscough College vs City of London Academy
- Updated: March 14, 2017
Myerscough moved into the Final Four of the EABL playoffs following a 74 – 58 victory over City of London Academy on Wednesday afternoon.
Konrad Kantorski and Spas Nikolov combined for 43 points whilst Ayo Nuwe (16) and Zion Tordoff (11) had double figures as a balanced offence overcame a resilient CoLA side.
Gedi Juozapaitis led CoLA’s attack with an efficient 20 points, James Mitchell was the only other CoLA player to have double digits with 11 but it was Myerscough who led from the beginning as they jumped out to a 10 – 3 lead.
“Defensively I thought we were excellent today, CoLA carry threats from multiple positions and have shot the ball well from the outside this year. We kept our concentration and were very mature in our performance”, Said Myerscough Head Coach Neal Hopkins.
“This was a good starting point, we have shown glimpses of what we are capable of over the last few weeks but know we have to be more consistent as we move into the next round”.
After a first quarter fight back from CoLA is was Myerscough who used a 23 – 15 second to open up an 11 point lead as the teams headed into the half time break.
A 9 point run, spear headed by a Zion Tordoff 3 opened up an 18 point third quarter cushion. A late charge from CoLA came up short as Myerscough maintained their lead throughout the fourth to run out with the victory.
Myerscough who chase their third EABL final in a row now face an away tie at Barking Abbey next Wednesday.