Tuesday 19th January 2021

Basketball Update

John Leggott College v Archbishop Beck

Young team achieving amazing results through determination, motivation and skill

John Leggott College were beaten at home by league-leading Archbishop Beck on Wednesday by a 113-29 scoreline.

Archbishop Beck shut down all of the offensive threats available to JLC throughout the game, Dante in particular applying good defensive pressure. Without leading scorers Matt and Wadah through illness, JLC found it very difficult to get into an offensive rhythm and found themselves trailing 28-8 at the end of the first quarter and 50-12 at the half.

Beck were paced by 26 points from captain and former ABL Player of the Week, Phil and 25 points from 6’8 forward Dante. The pair combining for 28 points in a 39-point 3rd quarter for the visiting team.

Speaking after the match, Headteacher, Paul Dickinson said, “we are extremely proud of the results of this truly remarkable team, they get the best results because they give of their best, living up to the college motto, “Only the Best will Do”. Well done to you all.”


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