New City College 99 – 78 Mayfield School

New City College faced another hard fought battle, against a Mayfield team that came in the game with nothing to lose.

NCC started the game slow and the intensity was lacking from the Lions. The first quarter score ended 27-25 as Mayfield shot the ball extremely well in the quarter.

The second quarter, Mayfield continued their hot shooting making 3 pointer after 3 pointer, which brought them to within 1 point. Lions still struggling to find their defensive feet finished the quarter 52-45 going into halftime.

After halftime, NCC came out with more intensity which forced Mayfield into turnovers which lead to easy points for the home side. Mayfield made eleven 3 pointers in the first three quarters which kept them within striking distance. The third quarter score ended 77 -59.

Still all to play for in the final quarter, as both teams competed. Lions found a way to outscored the away team 22-19 in the final quarter which gave NCC Lions the win 99-78.

Highlight performances

A.Oke 21 points, 2 rebounds and 5 steals.

S.Torres 19 points 4 rebounds and 5 steals.

M.Gordon 10 points, 12 rebounds, and 4 blocks.

A.Ayinla 28 points, 12 rebounds, and 2 steals.