Team Garvey’s End Superleague Run On A High

The Team Garvey’s St. Mary’s squad, coaches and sponsors in Castleisland earlier this year. Front from left: Paris McCarthy, Rheanne O’Shea, Deirdre Geaney, Líle Garvey, sponsors and Niamh Ní Chonchuir. Back from left: Liam Culloty coach, Meabh Barry, Denise Dunlea, Rachel Ryan, Lorraine Scanlon, Emma Sherwood, Siofra O’Shea, Labhaoise Walmsley, Mike Culloty, assistant coach and sponsor Jim Garvey.

Team Garvey’s St. Mary’s finished the Superleague season with a win on the road at the weekend against IT Carlow.

I.T. Carlow got off to a strong start, they hit four threes in the first quarter. Rheanne O’Shea and Lorraine Scanlon were in fine shooting form for St. Mary’s who finished the quarter just six points behind on a score-line of 24 points to 18.

A spread of scores from Team Garvey’s saw them match their first quarter score and good defence resulted in holding Carlow to just six points.

Outstanding Third Quarter

It was the outstanding third quarter performance that sealed the win for Team Garvey’s with all team members playing superbly.

Threes came from Paris McCarthy, Denise Dunlea and Rheanne O’Shea, while Lorraine Scanlon, Meabh Barry and Emma Sherwood controlled the game under the boards.

Team Garvey’s hit 31 points in this quarter and once again strong defence saw them hold Carlow to nine points.

St. Mary’s led by 28 going into the final quarter and went on to take the win comfortably.

Team Scorers

Final Score: IT Carlow 62 Team Garvey’s 83.

Top Scorers for IT Carlow: Alyssa Velles 23, Myah Ryan 12, Lauren LaPlant 11.

Top Scorers for Team Garvey’s: Rheanne O’Shea 25, Lorraine Scanlon 24, Paris McCarthy 12.

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