Top Four Finals
|14 January 2018|
|U19 Boys||Sligo All-Stars||66||Ballyshannon 88ers||35|
|U19 Girls||Ballyshannon 88ers||53||Donegal||29|
|U19 Boys||Colaiste Choilmcille, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal|
|U19 Girls||Colaiste Choilmcille, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal|
|U19 Boys – Ballyshannon 88ers 35 Sligo All-Stars 66
Irish International Jack Moran scored 20 points for Sligo All-Stars as they ran out comfortable winners over Ballyshannon. The half-time score was 20-37, however, the All-Stars were always in control, and thet ran out 35-66 winners, despite the best efforts of O O’Neill and P McCaffrey.
U19 Girls – Ballyshannon 88ers 53 Donegal 29
Ballyshannon’s under 19 girls had more success, winning 53-29 over Donegal. The first half was close, Ballyshannon leading 19-13 at the buzzer, however, they upped the tempo in the second half and Anna McKeon and Andrea McGlynn each scored 6 of their 10 points in the third quarter. Ballyshannon went on to win 53-29 in what was an entertaining game.
Teams and Players
|Ballyshannon 88ers P McCaffrey (11), O O’Neill (16), D Ward (2), C Ryan, T Dolan (1), D Dolan (2), D Ryan (1), J Birney, K McCaffrey (2), M Dale, C Foy. Coach: Borga San Miguel|
|Sligo All-Stars M Donnellan (16), D Byrne (10), M Walsh (10), D Harte (3), M Conell (5), J Gimena, J Moran (20), J Walsh, O Harte (2). Coach: Alberto Garcia|
|Ballyshannon 88ers B McGuire (8), E Rooney (2), S McDevitt (5), A Keon (10), C Gillespie, S Hughes, A McGlynn (10), T Duffy (9), M Davitt (4), S Robinson (5) . Coach: Paul McDevitt|
|Donegal E Mackle, A Campbell, A Timone (6), S Oarr (6), C Harron (1), L Clinton, C Bennett, M Dorrian (3), S Doherty (“), O Carbery (4), A Furey (7). Coach: Kevin Sinclair|
Donegal Democrat (2018) PHOTO GALLERY: See Thomas Gallagher’s photo gallery from North West U-19 Basketball finals Thomas Gallagher, 19 January 2018. [Internet] Available from: https://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/gallery/sport/292517/photo-gallery-see-thomas-gallagher-s-photo-gallery-from-north-west-u-19-basketball-finals.html [Accessed 25 January 2018]
Thanks to Naomi Harte & Gabriel McCloyne
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