The older and more experienced NASSA squad set the tone early with a 24-5 first quarter which they refused to give up the rest of the way as MVP Ladi Brown led the way with 18 points and 9 rebounds.
The resilient Manchester side didn’t go down without a fight, closing the gap to 1 point midway through the fourth quarter but couldn’t quite get over the hump.
Magic were led by Daniel Pilkington’s 15 point, 10 rebound double-double, whilst 1993 born Tom Devitt added 12 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assist and Jack Crook added 7 points and 8 rebounds.
Will Ashby and Perry Lawson added 11 points each for NASSA, with the latter adding 7 assists.
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