WORTHING COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL – AOC REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

Worthing travelled to Farnborough for the annual AOC South East regional basketball tournament and the boys were put into group B with Woking, Richard Taunton and Barton & Peveril.

The structure of the tournament this year meant Worthing only had to win 1 game to advance onto the Last 16, fortunately Worthing beat Woking in the first game of the tournament ensuring this fate.

Worthing’s 2nd group game was an ‘overtime thriller’, arguably the most entertaining game of the tournament. Unfortunately Worthing lost to a game winning 3pt shot from tournament runners up Barton & Peveril in the final few seconds, a great performance though from Worthing.

After losing to Richard Taunton in the final group game, it meant Worthing would face Portsmouth in the last 16.

Worthing defeated Portsmouth 13-10, setting up a quarter final clash against eventual tournament winners Brockenhurst, this is where the day ended for the boys as they lost 23-13. A good performance from the squad against strong players.

Group Stage

Game 1 vs Woking 13 – 8 W, Scorers Matt – 7 Cameron – 4 Fernando – 2

Game 2 vs Barton and Peveril 14-17 OT Played L, Scorers Fernando – 7 Cameron – 3 Matt – 4

Game 3 vs Richard Taunton 8-13 L, Scorers Fernando – 6 Oscar – 2

Last 16

Game 4 vs Portsmouth 13-10 W, Scorers Matt – 4 Ariel – 4 Fernando – 2

Quarter final

Game 5 vs Brockenhurst 13-23 L, Scorers Cameron – 6 Jake – 4 LJ – 3

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