The Sheffield College vs Newcastle Eagles Academy

The Sheffield College clinched their first win the EABL on Wednesday, defeating Newcastle Eagles Academy 89-84. The game remained close throughout, but it was The Sheffield College who were able to hold on in the fourth quarter to win the contest by just five points.

Sheffield were led by JJ Wright & Harrison Bell who finished with 20 points apiece, supported by Sam Taylor who poured in a further 19. Newcastle Eagles were led by Theo Riley who finished with 25.

Sheffield Coach Brad Connor said, “It was great to get our first win in the EABL, especially in our first home fixture. We played some good team basketball today and showed we can compete at this level. Newcastle Eagles made it a very physical game and were tough on the offensive boards. However the players never lost belief and played smart at the end to ensure the win.”

Sheffield were supported by Alex Lycoudis and Reyad West who combined for an additional 24 points whilst Jeremy Lievin finished with 18 points for the visitors.

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