Alford edge Mackie in Basketball U15 Schools Cup Match

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Alford had the winning edge in a great match last Tuesday, January 27 in the replay against Mackie winning 57-35.

Alford edged a tight first quarter by 10-6, with strong defence from both teams and open shots at a premium.

In the second quarter, there was some great basketball on show as the Alford boys played some of their best basketball all season. There was some strong defence, forced turnovers and some great passing moves finding players in space.

Some great shooting saw Alford win the quarter 21-6 to go in at half time 31 – 12 ahead.

The third quarter was again tight, but Alford once again won the quarter, 9-6.

In the final quarter, the game became a lot more open, with the score 17-17.