Harrison Bell, Tyrell Brown, Jamie Gray and Callan Low all had 20-point games whilst Myerscough grabbed three wins over the weekend to tip off 2018 in style.
Sco surges past Stoke-on-Trent
PRESTON — Mate Okros scored 18 points and Edvards Sirmbardis capped off his season debut with 17 as Myerscough routed Stoke-on-Trent 96-43 on Saturday.
Edoardo Del Cadia rolled over his 2017 recipe finishing with 16 points to go with nine rebounds and five steals. Konrad Kantorski added 12 points and 11 assists for Myerscough (10-1), which shot 47.9 percent from the field.
Myerscough, meanwhile, had a season-high 31 assists on 35 made field goals, including 11 3-pointers.
Myerscough quickly overturned its largest deficit of the game — a single point — before outscoring the Knights 20-7 over the second five minutes to grab a 26-12 lead.
Del Cadia, who scored 15 of his points in the first half, threw down a dunk and then hit a 3-pointer to extend the lead to 40-16 with 6:20 left and the Knights never threatened.
Tyrell Brown added 12 points and five steals in the New Year’s opening win.
Gray, Low help Sco fend off Newcastle
PRESTON — Jamie Gray scored 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Callan Low added 20 in Myerscough’s 99-82 win over Newcastle on Saturday.
Demi Adenuga had 15 points and Harrison Bell finished with 10 for Myerscough, which was wire-to-wire winners.
Sco shot 45.2 percent and had 34 assists, outrebounded Newcastle 58-45 and had 11 different scorers in the win.
Myerscough set the tone with a 16-2 run, highlighted by a pair of 3-pointers from Low, to open the game and despite Newcastle cutting its deficit to seven in the second couldn’t overcome a slow start.
Gray and Low, who converted a 3-point play, combined for a fast start to the second half as Myerscough built a 61-46 lead and Newcastle never got closer than 15.
Tosan Evbuomwan had 22 points and 17 rebounds for Newcastle, which shot 38.7 perent from the field.
Sco halts slide, beats York 84-62
PRESTON — Harrison Bell and Tyrell Brown both scored season-highs to help Myerscough end a three-game losing streak in Division 4.
Bell finished with 29 points and Brown added 26 in an 84-62 win over York on Sunday.
Bell caught fire early scoring 15 points in the opening quarter, including a trio of 3-pointers, for Myerscough to take a 26-9 lead.
York fought back to trail 43-33 at halftime, but Brown scored 14 third quarter points to extend the lead out to 16 and never got closer than 12.