The Weekend Wrap Week 22

  Sunday, March 4, 2018

With the recent snow affecting large parts of the Country a total of eight games were postponed due to the weather, including Manchester Magic Senior Men travelling to face Worthing Thunder based on the Met office's advice not to travel.

Up next the Magic is back-to-back home games with bottom of the league Lancashire Spinners on Saturday at 6:30pm and they face the tricky Leicester Warriors on Sunday at 5:00pm at the Amaechi Basketball Centre.

Manchester Mystics return to the Amaechi Basketball Centre was postponed due to Cardiff Met Archers being unable to travel thanks to the snow around the area preventing them from leaving Wales.

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters were too hot to handle for the Mystics WBBL side, as the Mystics fell 93-62 at All-Saints High School on Sunday afternoon.

Mystics were led by Georgia Jones' 22 points, 4 rebound and 4 assists, with support from Rheanne Bailey (16 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals) and Samantha Roscoe (6 points and 4 rebounds).

The next game for the Mystics will be on Sunday 11th March at Nottingham Wildcats at 5:00pm.

Magic 2 Seniors lost 79-49 at Sheffield Sabres on Saturday, while on Sunday they bounced back to beat Stockport Falcons 92-87 after overtime, playing as the away team but at the Amaechi Basketball Centre.

Mystics U16 beat the mighty Haringey Angels 58-38, having lost 66-37 at the Angels earlier in the season, that's a massive 49 point turn around. They have one game remaining a rearranged game against Southend Swifts (date and time to be confirmed).

Trafford U16 had a 43 point turn around beating Cheshire Wire 71-58 on the road, having lost at home earlier in the season 32-62. They have one game remaining a rearranged game against in-house rivals Magic U16 (date and time to be confirmed).

Trafford U18 beat Preston Pride Orange 86-50 on the road, Trafford U18 have two games remaining.

Magic U14 beat Cheshire Wire 99-43. Magic U14 have two games remaining. Magic 2 U14 beat Stockport Falcons 72-52 at home, Magic 2 U14 have one game remaining against Cheshire Phoenix Juniors at home on Saturday.

Mystics U14 beat Sheffield Hatters 67-65; they needed to beat Sheffield by nine or more points to effectively win the North title, winning by two points means it is now Sheffield's title to lose, with Mystics sitting in second place. Mystics U14 have one game remaining at Tameside Royals Juniors on Saturday.

The junior games postponed due to snow were: Magic U18 vs Sheffield Junior Sharks, Trafford U18 vs Barrow Thorns, Mystics 2 U16 vs Leicester Warriors, Mystics U18 vs City of Leeds, Manchester Giants vs Magic 3 U14 and Mystics 2 U14 vs Hatfield Fliers.


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