3 February, 2022

GB athletes making an impact as the Spanish league heats up

In Spain, a close match up between Servigest Burgos (Lee Fryer) and BSR Amiab Albacete (Kyle Marsh, Harry Brown, Ben Fox , Gaz Choudhry, Lee Manning) saw GB talent across the court in an entertaining head-to-head. Visiting side BSR Amiab Albacete won 63:69. Lee Fryer (Servigest) was top performer on both points and assists (20 points and 7 assists) and Kyle Marsh (Amiab) had top points scorer and assists for his side with 18 points and 5 assists. Gaz Choudhry (Amiab) had 9 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists. Harry Brown (Amiab) had 4 points and 3 rebounds. Lee Manning (Amiab) had 6 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. Ben Fox (Amiab) had 14 points and 6 rebounds.

Another head-to-head took place elsewhere in Spain as Bidaideak Bilbao BSR (James Macsorley) travelled to Amivel Reyes Gutierrez (Abdi Jama, Tyler Baines, Peter Cusack), with Bilbao winning 52:65. Abdi Jama had 8 points and 5 assists. Peter Cusack had 13 points, 5 assists and 2 rebounds.

CD Ilunion (Gregg Warburton, Terry Bywater) won their match against UCAM Murcia BSR 43:63, securing the victory after a strong second half from the visiting side. Terry Bywater was game leader in assists with 5 assists and had 18 points, with a 2P accuracy of 67%. Gregg Warburton had 4 rebounds and 17 points.

Mideba Extremadura (Charlotte Moore, Phil Pratt, Lewis Edwards) had a high scoring away victory against Fundación Aliados (45:92). Phil Pratts was top performer on assists (13 assists) and had 15 points and 5 rebounds. Lewis Edwards had a scoring average of 75% on field goals, 100% on free throws (3/3) and had 21 points and 6 rebounds.

In Germany, RSV Lahn-Dill (Simon Brown) keep the winning streak rolling with a victory over Hannover United (56:76) who sit third in the table. Simon Brown had 8 points. Elsewhere, Rhine River Rhinos Wiesbaden (Jim Palmer) were defeated by RSB Thuringia Bulls who currently sit second in the overall table.

In Italy, Dinamo Lab Banco Di Sardegna (Billy Bridge) were narrowly defeated in an away match against Bergmano Montello (67:66).

In France, Red Dragon Metz (Fin Tonner) won their fixture 91:47 against visitors Luc Lille Handibasket. Red Dragon Metz sit at the top of the French league. Elsewhere, CVHG Genevilliers (Tom Barnes) were defeated at home by Hyères Handi Basket (61:65). CVHG Genevilliers currently sit 10th in the table.

At home in the National League Premier Division, Mohawks came back from a 15 point deficit to win their home game against CWBA 65:61. Kayla Bell (CWBA) had 2 points and 2 rebounds. Sam Mack (CWBA) had 1 point, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. Jake Robinson (CWBA) had 9 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal. Tom Smith (CWBA) had 7 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist. Elliot Hardman (CWBA) had 12 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assist.

In the Women’s Premier League, East London Phoenix won their opening match against Cardiff Met Archers 60:36 at Sportsdock. Amy Conroy (East London Phoenix) was game leader on points and assists with 26 points and 7 assists. Jade Atkin was top performer for Cardiff Met Archers on points and erbounds with 14 points and 8 rebounds. Full match report here.

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