One game too many for NASSA men as Youngbloods take full advantage

PUBLISHED: 12:00 11 November 2011

NASSA under-15s pose for the camera before their win

NASSA under-15s pose for the camera before their win


The UEL/NASSA D4 Men’s team picked up a win and a defeat on a rollercoaster weekend.

The east London side began with a 102-80 victory over Southgate Academic Lions.

NASSA had built a six-point lead by half time and extended their advantage to 11 by the end of the third quarter, but were in foul trouble.

Lions clawed their way back in the final quarter, scoring a stunning 15 baskets, but NASSA held firm for the win.

However, those exploits took their toll and NASSA slipped to a 53-48 defeat to local rivals Newham Youngbloods.

The under-16 and under-15 boys’ teams powered to victories over Worthing Thunder – winning 91-35 and 103-24 respectively.

The under-13s stormed to a 72-10 win as they outpaced Portsmouth City. from the tip-off and NASSA made effective use of their passing skills.

NASSA Stars D2 women’s team defeated Ipswich Bobcats 75-33. Good teamwork helped the Stars establish a 28-point lead at half time.

And the east Londoners continued to dominate to ease home

NASSA Director, Natasha Hart, said: “All of the teams did well and we have had good results all around with three out of four wins.

“It was difficult for the under-13s, but they are a young team. I’m sure they will learn from that”

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