A great start to the season for Ashby A and Ashby B. Ashby C – no show by Leicester Uni means an automatic win. Unfortunately the ladies game was postponed this week.

The A team  beat newly promoted (and B team rivals) Gateway B by 10 points securing their first win of the season.

The B team struggled to respond to Royales outside shots in the first half of the match. The Royales took the lead 10-25 by the end of the first quarter. Ashby B came back fighting winning the second, third and fourth quarter on points leading to a 10 point lead towards the end of the last quarter. A defensive press and change of tactics shut down the Royales offence and allowed a more athletic Ashby B to run away with it in the last quarter winning the fourth 14-4. A dominating performance by Max on offence, hitting 3s all game, congrats on top scorer!

The C Team travelled to Leics for a “no show” from the University. Good effort to all who travelled!

A Team – Away

Ashby A 61 Gateway B 51

A team scorers: K Grey 14, J McGuinness 12, L Preston 10, N Heath 8, S Hanson 5, J Kettle 4, R Jones 4, A Craddock 4

B Team – Home

Ashby B 62 Royales 52

B team scorers: M Dighton 13, T Jarvis 12, R Hine 11, T Golton 2, T Fletcher 6, J Youles 6, A Cartlidge 4, O Lubbock 4, D Cooper 2, T Norton 2

C Team – Away – No show Ashby C Wins by 20 points

Ashby C  20 Leicester Uni 0

C team scorers:Ed Walker 20

Ashby Ladies – Home Postponed