18 November, 2019

Double delight for four teams as Lord’s Taverners Junior League gets underway

Scottish Wizards, North Wales Knights, CWBA and London Titans all ended Round 1 unbeaten as the 2019/20 Lord’s Taverners Junior League began. 

All four teams ended the opening weekend top of their respective Pool after winning both their Round 1 fixtures. 

In Pool A, Scottish Wizards began their campaign with a 60-43 victory over Wakefield Whirlwinds, before following their opening game triumph with a 15-point win over Pool A hosts Tees Valley Titans (50-35). 

Wakefield Whirlwinds were victorious in the opening game of Pool A, beating Tees Valley Titans 36-52. 

Also, on Saturday, last year’s finalists North Wales Knights showcased their strength once again, winning both of their opening games of the 2019/20 competition in Pool B. 

After watching Vikings beat the hosts Jaguars 27-48 in the first fixture of the day, North Wales Knights triumphed 50-24 over Vikings, before returning to the court 30 minutes later to beat Jaguars 42-66. 

On Sunday, CWBA produced two dominant displays to beat South Wales Fletchlings and The Bears, 60-18 and 79-31, respectively. 

The other game of Pool C was a thrilling contest with only one-point separating South Wales Fletchlings and The Bears at the end of their Round 1 clash. 

Fletchlings won 32-31 to secure second spot in Pool C heading into February’s Round 2. 

In Pool D, London Titans top the Pool after two wins from two in Round 1. After starting the day with a 17-78 victory over hosts Aces, a much closer game followed against Thames Valley Kings. 

Ten points were the difference between the pair as London Titans claimed a 54-44 victory. 

In the final game of Round 1, Thames Valley Kings edged a close battle with the Aces; 30-38 was the final score. 

Full results from Round 1 of Lord’s Taverners Junior League 
Pool A Tees Valley Titans 36-52 Wakefield Whirlwinds
Scottish Wizards 60-43 Wakefield Whirlwinds
Tees Valley Titans 35-50 Scottish Wizards 
Pool B Jaguars 27-48 Vikings
North Wales Knights 50-24 Vikings
Jaguars 42-66 North Wales Knights 
Pool C CWBA 60-18 South Wales Fletchlings
South Wales Fletchlings 32-31 The Bears
CWBA 79-31 The Bears 
Pool D Aces 17-78 London Titans
London Titans 54-44 Thames Valley Kings
Aces 30-38 Thames Valley Kings 
Round 2 dates 

Pool A: Sunday, 2 February 2020 @ Scottish Wizards 

Pool B: Sunday, 1 March 2020 @ Vikings 

Pool C: Saturday, 1 February 2020 @ South Wales Fletchlings

Pool D: Sunday, 2 February 2020 @ London Titans 

Pool Tables 

Updated Pool tables can be found on the 2019/20 Lord’s Taverners Junior League competition page: https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/competition/lord-taverners-junior-league-2018-19/  

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