ABL 17/18 – Week 14 Round Up

Check out what happened in the latest week of the 2017-18 ABL season as the battle for the playoffs intensifies..

Northern Conference

Stoke on Trent College moved into top spot with a 78-62 victory over Aston Manor – who were previously unbeaten. Michael Jara top scored with 21 points with both sides left on 10-1.

Gateshead College recorded an impressive 100-88 success against Queen Ethelburga’s as Themba Yabantu and Chris Linsley combined for 55 points in the win.

Meanwhile, Archbishop Beck moved into the top four with a dominant 77-123 win away at Sheffield with South Cheshire improving to a 7-4 record as they defeated Carmel College 90-81.

In the local derby, Nottingham Academy earned a 63-82 win away at Vision West Notts College with 25 points for Malachi Nelson.


Central Conference

Alec Reed moved to 8-1 with a dominant 61-119 success at Uxbridge College, led by 24 points from Kyle Hines, while Gateway College levelled their record at 4-4 by beating Long Road 86-64.

Aylesbury Grammar picked up their fourth win as they overcame CoHENEL 72-58 as Aalim Shamsideen top scored with 22 points.

Meanwhile, Moulton added another win with a 92-79 victory over Haringey with Ailbhe Cooper leading the way with 31 points, while Taiwo Badmus had 37 in defeat.


Eastern Conference

Erith continued their unbeaten run with back-to-back home wins as they eased past Corelli 90-55 before beating Barking & Dagenham College 90-57 in a similar scoreline.

The North School moved into third spot as they edged out Northfleet Tech 68-72 on the road as Kai Potts starred with a 21-point haul.

Elsewhere, Havering secured a 77-71 win at home to Seevic for their second triumph of the season with Ben Butawan netting 26 points.


Southern Conference

It was a mixed week at home for Hackney as they started with a 60-56 win over Leyton before suffering a 57-71 loss against Harris SJW to drop to 8-3.

Holy Trinity School also suffered their third league loss after falling to an 82-73 defeat at Sir Robert Woodard Academy.


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