ABL 17/18 – Week 9 Round Up

Check out what happened in the final round of action of the calendar year of the 2017-18 ABL season..

Northern Conference

Aston Manor lead the way heading into the New Year after picking up two more victories to move to 6-0. Zack Powell poured in 39 points in a dominant 121-30 win at home to The Sheffield College before AMA defeated Gateshead College 73-106 as Mo Abushego top scored with 23 points.

Meanwhile, Queen Ethelburga’s suffered their first loss of the campaign as they fell to a 68-77 loss at home to Stoke on Trent with Dylan Magloire posting 21 points and 15 rebounds in the road triumph.

Archbishop Beck improved to a 5-3 mark as they recorded a 90-101 victory away at Gateway College behind Luke Dalton’s 20 points.


Central Conference

Two teams remain unbeaten in the Central Conference as Alec Reed Academy and County Upper improved to 6-0 starts.

County Upper edged out CoHENEL for a 63-65 success on the road with Kane Smallwood leading the way with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.

Alec Reed were slightly more comfortable victors in an 80-72 home victory over Gateway College as Victor Olarerin posted a triple-double of 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals in the win.

Also, Long Road picked up their first win of the season as they defeated Uxbridge College 81-93 away from home. Richie Bumba netted 31 points in vain for the home side with Long Road led by James Morris’ 29 points.


Eastern Conference

Erith School are another team heading into 2018 without a loss this season as they made it six wins from six after beating Havering 55-82 on the road.

Seevic levelled their record at 3-3 as they beat Corelli 74-69, while The North School finished on a high before the break with a 93-74 triumph over Barking & Dagenham College as Adam Wernham top scored with 18 points.


Southern Conference

St Charles are continuing the strong defence of their title as they improved their record to 6-1 with a convincing 50-75 win at Sir Robert Woodard Academy.

Also making it six from seven were Holy Trinity as they recorded a 53-62 success on the road against Leyton with Josh Otor leading the way with 18 points.

Hackney Community College enjoyed an emphatic 104-53 win at home to SRWA and were joined on a 5-2 mark by Harris Academy SJW as they defeated John Roan School 66-54.

Elsewhere, Three Rivers Academy doubled their win tally with a 54-77 victory away at EHWLC with 22 points for Jack Fettes.


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