Final score Eagles 43 : 31 B’s Sky
Our toughest match of the season as the two undefeated teams in the Berkshire League meet. Good pressure from the Eagles right from the off and Lottie forces an interception. Great ball in from Izzy and Grace makes it 1 - 0. The B’s players are tall and well drilled, it doesn’t take them long to respond. Keira and Holly are doing great work on intercepts, Anna and Holly rebounding well and Eagles start to dominate. Izzy and Frankie are linking up well in the centre and it’s 8 - 1 within 10 minutes. B’s are playing well but have yet to find their range shooting and the quarter ends 10 - 4.
Grace is shooting well with good feeds from Izzy and Amelia. Lottie’s shooting is perfect as usual and our defence is strong and Eagles re comfortable at 20 - 11 at half time.
B’s up the pace and the match takes on a new intensity in the third quarter and they briefly narrow the gap to 27 - 20 with some great linking up in the centre. Lottie, Amelia and Frankie are working hard to get Grace in good positions. She drowse the foul and it’s 28 - 20 and 31 - 20 as the quarter ends.
Eagles get the better start to the final period. Izzy feeding Lottie and Grace in good positions and we are up 35-20. B’s are not finished yet and despite great work from Ruby, Holly and Anna they close the gap to 35 - 25. In the closing minutes it’s end to end with every member of the Eagles team playing their part in keeping us ahead to end the match victorious at 43 - 21.
That’s 4 wins from 4 matches for Eagles U13’s