England U16s Bounce Back to Defeat Scotland - Hoopsfix.com

England U16s Bounce Back to Defeat Scotland

England Under-16’s recovered from their first defeat on Saturday by claiming a convincing 61-36 win over Scotland at the European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Monday evening.

Alan Keane’s side are now 3-1 in their group and will advance to the quarter-finals with victory against Macedonia in their final game on Tuesday.

Richard Amaefule top scored with 12 points, while Kareem Queeley added 11 points and seven rebounds in a balanced scoring effort with minutes spread throughout the roster.

England led 20-14 after the opening period before stretching further away by holding Scotland to just seven points in the second as they went into half-time, up 40-21.

The gap continued to be extended in the third quarter as England established a 52-30 advantage ahead of the final 10 minutes, which proved to be a low-scoring affair with a combined 15 points.

England held their opponents to below 20% shooting from the field with their Jordan Ferguson and Harry Morrice each scoring eight points for Scotland.

Box score.

England U16s take on Macedonia in their final Group B encounter at 2pm UK time.

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