England U16s Rout Georgia in Pursuit of Fifth Place


England Under-16s’ push for a fifth place finish continues after cruising past Georgia, 80-52, on Saturday at the Division B European Championships in Sarajevo.

A 12-1 run by England to begin the second quarter and headed into the halftime break with a 16 point lead. They were in cruise control from then on, led by Akwasi Yeboah’s 21 point, 13 rebound and Josh Steel’s 17 point, 12 rebound double doubles. Ryan Knowles had his best game of the tournament with 14 points and 7 rebounds.

England’s final position in the tournament will be determined on Sunday when they face off against Czech Republic.

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