EABL Recap – 10 November

Five games populated the latest round of EABL action, with some entertaining contests and highlight plays from across the league.

Here’s a recap of all the action from this past Wednesday, and each score is clickable to access the top scorers/box score where available.

The Sheffield College 81-75 Myerscough College

Myerscough were handed a rare loss this week, going down 81-75 against trans-Pennine rivals The Sheffield College.

‘Sco have been a Northern powerhouse in recent seasons but had no answer to Sheffield in this one, with Charles Okafor’s 18 points leading the way for the hosts as Muhamud Ibrahim added 15 more.

Juelz Robinson top scored for Myerscough on 20 points, with Pedro Ellery closing on 17.

Sheffield’s highlights are available here.

City of London Academy 56-62 Barking Abbey

Barking claimed their long awaited second win of the season this week as they beat CoLA 62-56.

Picking up their maiden victory of the year in week 1, the East London programme haven’t played since but marked their return to action with a bang thanks to 15 points from Joe Buchanan.

Defeat leaves CoLA as the only Southern conference team without a win, they’re now 0-4.

John Madejski Academy 82-55 The Canterbury Academy

17 points apiece from Roniel Oguekwe and Kivuvu Live was enough to push JMA past The Canterbury Academy 82-55.

With only Finn Rennie (10pts) making it to double digit scoring for the visitors, it proved to be a tough afternoon for the Kent programme.

The victory kept JMA’s record perfect at 2-0, whilst Canterbury slipped to 1-3.

This week’s spotlight feature involves Canterbury’s Saleem Lyus, which can be viewed by clicking here.

Itchen College 98-54 Oaklands College

Itchen returned to winning ways as they easily beat Oaklands 98-54.

The South coast programme lost last time out in week two on the road to JMA but had no such issues here thanks to 17 points from La Casinillo and 15 more from Leslie Okafor.

The loss was Oaklands first of the season, moving their record to 2-1 despite 14 points from Freddie Hiscock.

Derby College Trailblazers 87-62 Manchester Magic Academy

Derby pushed their record above .500 for the first time this season as they knocked off Manchester 87-62.

Now sitting at 2-1, the Trailblazers were less than friendly hosts as they eased to the win behind 17 points from reigning EABL Player of the Week Simeon Perry.

Emmanuel Oyedabejo provided the main source of resistance for Magic, he had 25 points.

Main image credit – JMA Rockets

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