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Bury Blue Devils U16s 90 Bradford Dragons U16s 45
BURY got off to an excellent start against their Yorkshire opponents in their National League North Conference clash.
They were soon 16-6 up with Mukhtar Nasir penetrating and scoring at will, as well as creating scoring opportunities for others. The home side carried on their excellent form and Bury were leading 26-11 at the end of the first period. In the second quarter, Bury went on a 13-0 scoring run with Henry Powell scoring eight, Danny Hughes three and a two pointer from Jack Hargreaves.
Bury continued to dominate, winning the quarter 22-10. Victory was sealed in the third quarter when Bury went on a 12-2 run to lead 60-25 with four minutes remaining, Hargreaves, Powell and Nasir scoring the points.
The fourth quarter was a formality as Sam Nolan Massey scored seven points with free throws and jump shots. Bradford rallied and made it a closer score, but Bury prevailed after controlling all four periods.
Bury’s next fixture is at home to York Eagles 2 on Saturday, with a noon tip off at Holy Cross College.
Top Scorers: Henry Powell 28, Mukhtar Nasir 19, Sam Nolan Massey 16.