Success in the semi-final playoffs in Germany for Simon Brown’s team, and GB talent tops the stats across the Spanish league.
In Germany, RSV Lahn-Dill (Simon Brown) are heading to the final after winning both of their playoff matches against Hannover United in a best-of-three format. In the first game on the road, Lahn-Dill won 42:68 and two days later won 56:48 at home. In the first playoff match, Simon Brown scored 14 points and in the second scored 8 points.
In Spain, Amiab Albacete (Kyle Marsh, Harry Brown, Ben Fox, Gaz Choudhry, Lee Manning) won their match away against Iberconsa Amfiv 41:89 – a 48-point lead at the final buzzer. Gaz Choudhry was game leader on both points and assists, with 28 points and 11 assists, and had 8 rebounds. Kyle Marsh had 3 rebounds, 6 assists and 19 points with a 2pt average of 90% (9/10). Harry Brown had 4 rebounds and 4 points. Ben Fox had 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 14 points.
A clash of GB talent saw Mideba Extremadura (Charlotte Moore, Phil Pratt, Lewis Edwards) defeat CD Ilunion (Gregg Warburton, Terry Bywater) in a close game ending 66:75. For Ilunion, Gregg Warburton had 6 points, 2 assists and 1 rebound. Terry Bywater (Ilunion) had 12 points, 8 assists and 12 rebounds. For Mideba Extremadura, Phil Pratt was game leader on assists with 12 assists, team leader on points with 20 points, and had 6 rebounds. Lewis Edwards (Mideba Extremadura) had 19 points, 4 assists and was team top performer on rebounds with 9 rebounds.
Amivel Reyes Gutierrez (Abdi Jama, Tyler Baines, Peter Cusack) won 61:40 at home against Fundación FDI Las Rozas. Abdi Jama had 2 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists. Peter Cusack had 2 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists.
At home in the National League, Maddie Thompson (Sheffield Steelers) had 12 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in their Premier Division win over Exeter Otters. Jade Atkin (Exeter Otters) had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 1 assist.