GB Under-18s Fightback Seals 2-0 Series Win in Hungary -

GB Under-18s Fightback Seals 2-0 Series Win in Hungary

Great Britain Under-18s stormed to victory in the final quarter as they defeated Hungary 92-88 to complete a 2-0 series win.

Alan Keane’s side poured in 35 points in the fourth as they battled back from a 10-point deficit at the end of the third.

Kayne Henry-McCalla led the way with a 22-point haul on 7-of-8 shooting, whilst adding six steals with Nelson Boachie-Yiadom adding 20 points in the win.

Jacob Round added 17 points with Caleb Fuller also in double figures with 12 points.

GB were edged out 22-21 in the opening period before the gap increased to five points at the half-time break.

The hosts powered clear in the third as they opened up a 16-point advantage at 64-48. Round netted a three in a 9-0 response from GB, but they would trail 67-57 ahead of the final period.

GB still faced an uphill battle, 80-66 behind with five minutes remaining. Fuller scored six straight to spark a 15-2 run, capped by another triple from Round to cut the gap to two at 83-81.

After a three from Hungary, GB surged ahead with an 8-0 run and Boachie-Yiadom’s late basket sealed the win.

Box score.

GB U18s will be next be in action when they start their Division B campaign in Estonia later this month.

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