England Under-17s won their opener against Ireland in Ireland with a 63-57 win on Friday afternoon.
Ireland led by 12 points in the third quarter and had a double-digit lead to start the final period, but a series of scores from Liam Carpenter, that included a massive three point play inside the last two minutes that broke open a tie.
Carpenter finished with 16 points and Eddie Matthew led the team with 19 points, whilst Pharroh Gordon added 6.
Full detailed match report available on Basketball Ireland’s website.
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