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EABL Top players of the week: GW6

Stephen Asante, Myerscough

Despite the Myerscough defeat last time out to Charnwood, Stephen Asante was the standout performer in week 6 of the EABL league campaign. The 6ft guard has had a scoring output of more than 13 points a game since week 2 of the league campaign and took it to another level this week with a season-high 27 points. For Myerscough however, they move to a record of four wins and two losses, which leaves them second in the Northern Conference.

Peter Walker, John Madejski Academy

The John Madejski Academy returned in week 6 with an emphatic 68-89 victory over Copleston High School. The win was much needed for JMA after losing in heartbreaking fashion 71-73 in week 6 to the Canterbury Academy. The star man and the man who was crucial in leading his team to a convincing win this week was Peter Walker. The 6ft2 guard continued from his impressive performance last time out, after scoring 24 points on both occasions. However, the sharpshooter will be delighted that this time out his points have accumulated into a win. The victory for JMA puts them at a record of 4-2 for the season so far.

Louie Tucker, SGS College

How could it be a player of the week selection without the guy who has been undoubtedly the best player in the league so far? The EABL top scorer chipped in with another 20 piece to help take his formidable SGS College to a tight 80-66 victory over Sheffield College. With this victory, it takes the team from South Gloucester to an impressive 5-0 record in the league, which leaves only them and Charnwood undefeated for the year.  

Finn Rennie, Canterbury

Canterbury academy suffered a tough defeat at the hands of Oakland college in week 6 of EABL fixtures. The side lost 101-69 to take their record to 2-3 for the season. However, on a positive note for Canterbury, 6ft1 guard Finn Rennie continued to shine and led his team in scoring with 24 points. Rennie has been the real star for Canterbury this season leading his team with the biggest scoring outburst in all of the games in the EABL this season.

Lane Campbell, Charnwood

With another win and moving 3-0 in the league against rivals Myerscough, the Charnwood Riders will have their eyes set on the top position as the season starts to take shape. The star in their 75-65 victory and the man who has achieved the last place in this week’s players of the week is Team GB under 18’s guard, Lane Campbell. The 6ft guard scored 18 points, shooting 8/20 from the field. The versatile guard also dropped three dimes and picked up 8 boards in a dominant display.

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