England U16s Defeat Ireland to Remain Perfect - Hoopsfix.com

England U16s Defeat Ireland to Remain Perfect

England Under-16s moved to 3-0 at the Division B European Championships, beating Ireland 56-47, to guarantee at least a top eight finish.

Despite trailing for the vast majority of the first three quarters, a dominant 21-8 fourth period saw England move to their third consecutive win in as many days.

Carl Wheatle (pictured above), still a year young, had 13 points and 9 rebounds to lead England, Josh Steel joined him in double figures with 10, whilst Sam Japhet-Mathias and Calvin Nevill-Kintu finished with 8 each.

England will now face Slovenia on Sunday to complete the opening round.

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