Barking are 2022/23 playoff champs – recap & highlights

Barking sealed their first solo EABL title since 2017/18 with a solid 75-60 victory over Myerscough.

These two finalists shared the 2019/20 title when the season was curtailed due to COVID-19, but the Londoners made this crown their own thanks to an MVP performance from Moziah King-Danchie.

With a well-rounded stat line of 16 points, five assists and four rebounds, the talented guard former a solid one-two combo with forward Ignas Juskevicius, who enjoyed a 14 point, 12 rebound double-double.

South conference MVP Nedas Cholevinskas closed on a game-high 17 points.

Barking moved out to an early 10 point lead in the first before Myerscough battled back to leave the game evenly poised at 39-36 Barking come half time.

A 12-2 run to start the third resulted in 22-11 frame to the South #1 seeds, and that proved to be the difference between the sides as BA held onto their lead the rest of the way.

Myerscough shot just 27% from the floor as the North West programme were beaten finalists for the second year in a row, with Dayvantia Campbell-Deeble (13pts, 11reb) and Daniel Azancot (11pts) the only players to make it to double digits on the scoreboard.

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