Seven of MK Breakers’ Junior National League teams were in action over the weekend – find out how they got on below!
U12 Boys II: MK Breakers 42-61 Oakland Wolves
Both Breakers and Wolves got off to a slow start with the score at the end of the first quarter 5-8. Oakland Wolves used their experience and size advantage to pull away in the second and third quarters, but Breakers proved resilient in the face of defeat. Their best showing of the clash came in a competitive 4th Quarter with10 players finishing on the scoresheet.
Top Scorers: Micah Kamara-Douglas (9), Leon Porca (8).
U12 Girls: MK Breakers 96-10 Oakland Wolves
The U12 Girls made it back-to-back wins to start the season as they overcame Oakland Wolves in resounding fashion. Despite the scoreline suggesting MK Breakers were dominant in the scoring, their opposition posed a real threat defensively for the Breakers and ensured they had to problem solve to score consistently. The Breakers showed their defensive strengths and their explosive offensive capabilities soon shone through.
Top Scorers: Mia Wilson (32), Holly Smith- White (28), Lois Levenston (10).
U14 Boys II : MK Breakers 91-21 Cambridge Cats
MK Breakers U14 Boys II were once again impressive as they beat Cambridge Cats 91-21. The win means the U14 Boys II have now won each of their opening three games.
U16 Boys: MK Breakers 86-50 Leicester Riders Foundation
MK Breakers U16 Boys continued their impressive start to the season as they recorded their sixth successive win to open their campaign. The opening half saw both teams exchange baskets in an entertaining affair – the Breakers lead stood at just three come half-time. The Breakers pushed on after the break and managed to keep their scoring going to win by 36.
Top Scorers: Gabriel Noel (33), Kaunain Kleyn (10), Matthew Harmon (8).
U16 Boys II: MK Breakers 80-55 Stevenage Royals
The U16 Boys II returned to winning ways in impressive fashion as they overcame a strong Stevenage Royals outfit. THe Breakers caused a lot of turnovers and fast break points, but their strong run of scoring didn’t come until the second-half.
Top Scorers: Alvin Lau (17), Justice Mukuna (14), Charles Kaputo (9).
U16 Girls: MK Breakers 86–58 Leicester Riders
MK Breakers U16 Girls made it three wins to start the season as they beat Leicester Riders at Shenley Brook End School. The Breakers were slow out of the blocks, trailing for the opening spell to an aggressive and well drilled Riders side. A rally before the first break saw the Breakers end the first quarter level at 16 -16.
The foul count began mounting in the second quarter and the Breakers had to use their depth in order to break down Leicester Riders. Rotations allowed Breakers to forge ahead and end the half up by 12. Back to back threes from Athena Thompson laid down a marker at the start of the fourth quarter and the Breakers never looked back as they went on to win by 28.
Top Scorers: Athena Thompson (34), Kaiya Bateman (16), Lauren Tsang (14)
U18 Men II: MK Breakers 75-67 Stourport Spartans.
The U18 Men II recorded their second win in as many games as they ran out winners over Stourport Spartans. The Breakers depth was on display as every player on their roster made it on the scoresheet in an impressive win.
Top Scorers: Aidan Keeley (21), Luke Murphy (11), Mathew Cheung (9)