The team performed well in the first quarter and were unlucky to be 8-0 down. Quinton Lawlor Maher was the stand out performer for St. David's this quarter. Ignacio Fernandez made a crucial interception to deny an almost certain basket.
The team showed great team spirit to get back into the match in the second quarter. Ignacio scored a nice basket and on the next attack Glenn Halligan played it to Dylan Anderson who scored a layup. Mark McConnell made a key block and Ignacio Fernandez scored a free throw at the end of the quarter as Davids won the second quarter 9-8.
The team came out at the start of the third quarter hoping to pull it back. Dylan Anderson started off the scoring with a basket to make it 18-11. Dylan then got an important rebound along with a free throw from Ignacio Fernandez. Colaiste Chill Mhantain finished the quarter strongly to leave the score at 29-15 in favour of the Wicklow school.
Quinto Lawlor Maher had the first score of the fourth quarter and then Glenn Halligan made two key blocks and set up Bruno De La Vegas to make the score 29-25. In the last twenty seconds Ignacio Fernandez scored three baskets including a three pointer. The boys lost narrowly 31-28 but showed great team spirit.
Ignacio Fernandez with the stand out performance scoring twelve points as well as Dylan Anderson and Quinton Lawlor Maher. Ms. Courtney and Ms. Ní Chathain showed great management skills and got the team spirit up with their enthusiasm and competitiveness and will have the team winning very soon.
In the first quarter the u-19’s found themselves unlucky to be 11-3 down but showed great determination as Gracjan Stanicki scored a free throw and Patrick Delos Reyes scored a basket.
The second quarter was close as Gracjan scored another basket to try pull it back. Unfortunately Colaiste Chill Mhantain were too good in this quarter and pulled away with a 27-7 lead.
A great quarter from St.Davids including a three pointer and a basket from Patrick Delos Reyes gave hope to the team as it narrowed the gap.
In the fourth quarter Colaiste Chill Mhantain pulled away with the lead but the St.Davids boys never dropped their heads and scored seven points in the closing minute but unfortunately was not enough.
The boys showed great courage with stand out performance coming from Patrick Delos Reyes and Gracjan Stanicki.All of the team performed very well in the third and fourth quarter.