Basketballghana.com can report Accra Basketball League (ABL) Women’s Division newbie Basketball School Academy (BSA) has bagged a win in its debut game.
The young team clinched a 32-26 win over Tudu Galaxy Academy earlier today at the Prisons Court in Cantonments in Accra. The contest was a Group B matchup.
The win means BSA has secured league debut wins in the Men’s Division II and Women’s Division. The Men’s team beat Juniour Reformers 62-35 on Tuesday, July 27 at the same venue.
BSA got off to an 8-3 first quarter lead and extended the lead to 17-7 with Gladys Amenyo scoring a three pointer. Nana Yaa Pokuaa Appiah scored on a fastbreak for BSA later on in the quarter.
Nancy Otibo scored from the free throw line and Ayishatu Malike scored in the paint as Galaxy went on a 4-0 run to open the third quarter. Appiah fed Orianne Gyampo to score inside the paint with a beautiful assist.
Amanel Yawson scored a jump shot midway through the contest. BSA missed free throws to increase its lead as Otibo scored a running layup; Galaxy trailed 16-23 at the third quarter.
Galaxy’s Laura Idriss scored a three pointer as BSA continued to score baskets off beautiful plays. BSA led 32-21 with 3:00 minutes left in the game. Galaxy scored five more points to close the game but couldn’t wipe out the six point deficit.
By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter