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Junior Final Fours: Manchester repeat as U14 Boys playoff champions

Sunday, 06-May-2012

A huge second quarter propelled Manchester Magic to back-to-back U14 playoff championships after they defeated Notts Nova 90-64 on Sunday in Sheffield.
 
Magic's big man, 6'5" Hamad Ali, was superb with 33 points and 16 rebounds and was awarded the MVP for his efforts. Ali showed his range and a soft touch around the rim, recording his double-double in just 30 minutes.
 
Magic only had a four point lead heading into second period, but by halftime they led 52-28.
 
Luke Mitchell led all Nova players with 26 points before fouling out in the fourth.
 
Haringey Hawks edged Worthing Thunder 72-70 in the third place playoff and for all results from the U14 Boys playoff Final Fours please see below.
 
Under 14 Boys
Playoff Semi Finals
XB603 May 6 2012
10.00am
Notts Nova Centurions 72 v 43 Worthing Thunder Juniors EIS-Sheffield
XB604 May 6 2012
12.00pm
Manchester Magic 88 v 69 Haringey Hawks EIS-Sheffield
3rd Place Playoff
XB605 May 6 2012
2.15pm
Worthing Thunder Juniors 70 v 72 Haringey Hawks EIS Sheffield
Playoff Final
XB606 May 6 2012
4.15pm
Notts Nova Centurions 64 v 90 Manchester Magic EIS Sheffield