SBC U16M National League Division 1
Saturday 10th September 2016 (12.45pm)
Perth Phoenix 31-130 West Lothian Wolves
Wolves Squad: Lewis Lockhart, Kieran Man, Sadhil Jindal, Jack Meldrum, Jack Ferguson, Stewart Kerr, Callum Mortimer, Conor McKeon, Tushar Tomer, Jack Adams.
Officials: I. MacDonald & S. Gulyurtlu
Report: The Wolves starting very strongly with Perth struggling to pass out of the Wolves' trap press. Strong rebounding and good finishing across the board in the blue gave the Wolves a 26-7 lead at the end of the 1st.
The pressure continued for Perth into the 2nd with Stewart Kerr and Jack Ferguson showing great anticipation and touch around the basket, both finishing in double figures for points, rebounds and steals by the end of the game. Half time score: 72-13 to Wolves.
After half time, the Wolves removed their press to focus on other aspects of their defence which will be required across the season. Despite this, the points continued with all 10 players finding a basket across the four quarters.
Strong passing games across the board, with 4 players finishing with more than 5 assists, led to a comfortable finish. Full time score: 130-31 to Wolves.
1st Q: 7-26
2nd Q: 6-46(13-72)
3rd Q: 10-22 (23-94)
4th Q: 8-36 (31-130)
Wolves Top Scorer: J. Ferguson & S. Kerr (29pts)