Eagles lose despite a great effort from our local players.
1st quarter description:
The game started with both teams playing to each other exchanging buckets on each side until minute 8 (9-12 for visitors), when Eagles took couple of bad decision allowing Manchester to feel more comfortable on court and score couple of easy buckets on their favour. That affected Eagles games where they couldn’t cope with Manchester fast breaks and intense defence giving a 0-14 for Manchester to finish the first quarter with a final 12-32.
2nd quarter description:
The second quarter saw a fantastic attitude from Eagles where they score 3 3 pointers in a row bringing the score 24-36 with Eagles only 12 point behind Manchester. Eagles accused the great effort and the following 5 minutes saw Manchester scoring easily with a 2-11 on their favour to reach half tie with a final 24-47 on the score board for Manchester.
3rd quarter description:
Despite the effort after the second half, Manchester kept moving the ball and despite the good intense on defence from Flyers, the squad saw how the opponent could score every single attempt, which unfortunately demoralised the squad. The final score ended up with a 34-64 for Magic.
4th quarter description:
The 30 points difference on the score board didn’t help the local team to attempt a resurrection so the game dynamic state as it was ending the game with a final score for Magic of 43-90.
Eagles Head Coach, Miquel Vinyals said: “Despite the lost, the team performed good moments but need to be more consistent. The team is working on the right direction and I am pretty sure the next win won’t get too long to be on our side”.
Top scorers for Eagles were, Featherson (15), Kande (10) and Wilson (6). For Magic, Ty lead the way with 16, Gargan (14) and May (13).
Next fixtures for each team:
Next week sees Eagles not playing as game has been re-scheduled with Sheffield Sharks.