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EABL Top Performers: Week 13

The top performers of the week had a unique twist this week with a couple of players playing more than one game for their clubs. With that, the consistency and the high level execution on both ends of the floor has earned these players spots in this weeks players of the week.

Fin Rennie – The Canterbury Academy

Fin Rennie picked up where he left off in week 11 of the EABL, after following up his 27 points against the City of London Academy by scoring another 26 points this time around against Copleston High School in a commanding 79-55 victory. Rennie’s all-round play was fantastic in his performances, collecting eight rebounds, and dishing out four assists in his display. Despite a loss, his Canterbury team also played Itchen College last time out with Rennie having a 16-point scoring outburst against them as well. The win against Copleston now means Canterbury sits fourth in the EABL Southern Conference, six points behind Barking Abbey in third place.

Lamarana Diallo – Charnwood College

It was an action-packed week for Charnwood College after playing two games against Derby and Birmingham, picking up two wins from two in the latest EABL fixtures. The standout performer for Charnwood was a man who has been consistent throughout the season, Lamarana Diallo. The Charnwood man showed his abilities on both ends of the floor against Derby, scoring 21 points, grabbing seven rebounds, three assists, two blocks, and two steals in a dominant 22-point victory against their midland’s rivals. In his performance against strugglers Birmingham, Diallo produced a double-double with 16 points, 12 rebounds, and dishing out two assists. The wins leave Charnwood still unbeaten in the EABL, three points behind Myerscough who have played three more games.

Callum Smart – SGS College

SGS College was dominant in their game against Newcastle Eagles Academy, winning 84-55 to keep up their pursuit back toward the top of the EABL Northern Conference after losing the last three games in a row. The standout man in SGS’s return to victory was Callum Smart. The SGS player created a special display and did everything in his power to ensure a victory for his team after producing a double-double. Smart was extraordinarily influential on both ends of the floor, scoring 22 points offensively, and defensively grabbing 13 rebounds and five blocks to go along with an assist.

Tyler Fairbairn – Itchen College

The third player to yield a double-double and the fourth player in this week’s EABL players of the week is Itchen’s, Tyler Fairbairn. The Itchen man scored 20 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and served up four assists in a 90-61 victory over Canterbury Academy. His expert scoring has been consistent over recent weeks, knocking down 27 points against Oakland and 15 points against the John Madejski Academy in the EABL. Itchen looks to be closing towards the top of the EABL Southern Conference, being three points behind the City of London with a game in hand.

Cameron Watson – SGS College

As well as Callum Smart’s impressive performance for SGS College against Newcastle, Cameron Watson was also a key contributor towards SGS’s resurgence back towards the top of the EABL Northern Conference. Watson’s all-around game was something to behold with a stat line that wasn’t too far from a quadruple-double. The SGS man secured 17 points, seven rebounds, seven assists, and five steals in a scintillating performance that earned him the final spot in these week’s EABL players of the week.

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