King Henry School v West London College

King Henry grabbed a much needed victory with a bounce back win at home against Ealing & Hammersmith on Wednesday, comfortably winning 77-43 in the ABL South Division.

King Henry were able to finally play both their leading scorers and talisman Josh Uduje with Bradley Tab after significant injury problems.

The game started off well for KH, coming out of the gates fast in the first quarter with a lead at 26-9.  Ealing composed themselves in the second quarter and converted on multiple drives but KH were still able to outscore them 13-6 in the second.

The third quarter was decisive for King Henry, stepping up the defense and causing turn-overs which translated into easy baskets with a 3rd quarter score of 19-9. In the final quarter King Henry cleared the bench and continued to dominate the paint, winning the fourth quarter 19-13.

Leading players for KH were David Oputa who had 20 points and 11 rebounds, plus Bradley Tabansi and Josh. Uduje who had 15 points apiece
King Henry Head Coach Steve Bucknall said: “We definitely came out hard from the tip-off with aggression and physicality. In the end we dominated all key facets of the game.”

Erith are away in the ABL to leaders Raines next Wednesday, 13 February.