The St. Mary’s Basketball Club U-16 boys progressed to the semi final of their cup competition following a win over Tralee Imperials at the weekend.
By: Liz Galwey, PRO
The first quarter was close with the visitors leading by a single point at the break.
The early part of the second quarter was similar and the sides traded baskets for the first four minutes.
Both Shane Óg McGaley and Patrick Roche were strong for the home side who increased their lead as the quarter progressed.
Darragh Mov was impressive for Imperials but some excellent shooting from the St. Mary’s boys saw them take a 29 to 17 lead by half time.
St. Mary’s increased their lead during the third quarter and registered 15 points while holding their opponents to just four.
The sides scored eight to six in the final period to see St. Mary’s take the win on a score line of 52 points to 29.
Congrats to the Castleisland U-13 community games boys team who won the Kerry final last weekend.
Team Tom’s Away this Weekend
Team Tom McCarthy’s St. Mary’s are away this weekend. They play U.L. Huskies in U.L. on Saturday, January 19th. Tip-off is at 5pm.
U-12 girls division one cup quarter final St. Mary’s 22 Tralee Imperials 21.
U-14 girls cup Tralee Imperials 12 St. Mary’s 50.
U-12 boys division two plate St. Mary’s 28 Cahersiveen 19.
U-12 boys division three plate St. Mary’s 19 St. Paul’s B 10.
U-12 girls division three (B) plate St. Mary’s 30 Cahersiveen 16.
U-16 boys division one cup St. Mary’s 52 Tralee Imperials 29.
U-18 girls division 1 league St. Mary’s 58 St. Paul’s 37
Division one ladies crossover league: St. Mary’s 70 – Kenmare Kestrels 32.
Friday January 18th
Division one men: St. Paul’s V St. Mary’s in Kilcummin at 7.40pm.
Sunday January 20th
U-18 boys division one St. Mary’s v Cahersiveen in Castleisland 6pm.
U-16 girls cup St. Mary’s v Cahersiveen in Castleisland 7pm.
Tuesday January 22nd.
Division two men: Killarney Cougars v St. Mary’s in Presentation Gym at 8.15pm.
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