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Castlebar Juvenile Basketball - 24 Nov 2002
By Cathy Kilkenny
24, Nov 2002 - 18:06

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Castlebar Juvenile Basketball
The leagues were back last weekend following a two week lay off due to the De La Salle hosting of the St., Gerald's invitational tournament and The All Ireland Club Championships the Juvenile will once again take a back seat next weekend while the U19 Cox's Rockets take center stage with the National cup play-offs while the U19 Castlebar boys travel to Longford to participate in the same competition.

Results
U15 Boys league Sponsored by Property Partners Auctioneer Frank Durcan.
Bohola 34 Keelogues 26

Bohola found their winning ways with an 8 point victory over Keelogues.
Keelogues started the brighter of the two with a two point lead after the first quarter with Cormac Gordon proving to be Bohola's main obstacle. The next two quarters belonged to Bohola with Keelogues only scoring 7 points while Bohola clocked up 20 James Byrne and Stephen Wallace doing most of the damage. Keelogues had a spirited final period once again out scoring Bohola but it was a little too late.
Bohola:
Shane Philbin 2, Sean Boyle, Nicholas O'Neill 2, Ronan Malee, Kieran McNicholas 2, James Byrne 12, Alan Regan 4,Stephen Wallace 10, James Evans2.
Keelogues: Michael Jennings 3, Cormac Gordon 19, Alan Gill 6, Ultan Burke, Gerard Kelly, Aaron Donnelly, David Gormally.

Charlestown 38 Davitts 32
Charlestown once again proving a force to be reckoned with.
A close game through out with Davitts shading it in the first and second quarters giving them a 4 point lead at half time. It was the final quarter in which Davitts visibly tired to allow Charlestown in for 11 points while they clocked up 4. Philip Craig who had been quiet for Charlestown hit the first 5 points in the last quarter giving them a lead, which they only extended despite the efforts of Shane Hopkins and Ciaran Sheridan. Thomas parsons hit the game high of 12 points for Charlestown consistent throughout.
Charlestown:
Declan McLoughlin, Joe McBrien, Liam Morris 9, Tom Parson 12, Patrick Walsh, Shane Moran 6, Pierre Hanley 4, Philip Craig 7, R. McIntyre.
Davitts:Mark Calvey 3, Shane Hopkins 11, Ciaran Sheridan 8, Gerard O'Boyle 4, Diarmuid Sheridan 6.

U13 leagues sponsored by Rowland Roofing.
Keelogues 11 Towncentre 22

The Towncentre trio of Cecchetti, Staunton and Gilroy proved too strong for Keelogues.
Keelogues made too many errors admittedly caused by good defensive play on Towncentres behalf. Billy Pierik proved to be Keelogues best but Towncentre held all the cards.
Towncentre; Mark Cecchetti, Kevin Gilroy, Noel Fitzgerald, Paul Cecchetti 8, Stephen Gilroy 6,Seamus Staunton 8,Tom Sweeney.
Keelogues: Peter Gordon, Billy Pierik 7, David Kelly, Emmet Gill, Gerard Kelly 4.
Ballinrobe 16 Davitts 10
Davitts U 13 boys had no answers to the strength of Ballinrobe who ran out convincing winners. Their first time in the Castlebar juvenile Leagues and looking as if they will be there in the final shake up.

U15 girls leagues sponsored by HIRESERVICES
Ballycastle 26 Charlestown 32

The U15 girls division 1 league looks hot with games to date being closely contested and no under dogs to be seen.
A blistering second quarter from Charlestown hitting 17 points with a reply of just 5 sealed the victory had Ballycastle concentrated just a little more their final period comeback would have turned the game the other way.
The damage inflicted off the break with some timely interceptions, Charlestown trademark by Linda Morrisroe and Lisa Mulligan was the difference between the teams.
Liath Barrett proved Ballycastles main influence following a three pointer from Aoife Herbert, which led their final quarter comeback trailing 26 to 13 they brought the score back to respectable figures.


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