Basketball: CCC vs Bush Post Primary
Basketball match against Bush Post primary school 19th January 2015 in the Redeemer centre.
We started with the first year girls taking to the court a match down after a disappointing defeat in
Clones last week against Largy College. We were eager to put that loss behind us and forge
We took to the lead in the first quarter with 4 points from Zoe Myles to take the lead. By half time
Bush had equalized and in the third quarter they forged ahead. To leave the score 6:12 going into
the last quarter. However, Cú Chulainn sought every opportunity to equalize and by full time we
were looking at a draw. This led to a nail biting three minutes of extra time in which Zoe Myles
scored the winning basket to take our first win this season.
Amazing play by Karen Nulty who sought every opportunity to gain possession and scored 2
points, scores also from Ronke Amushan, Emily Magee. A special mention to Zoe Myles and
Hannah Reilly who scored 8 points each. Final score was 22:20 to Cú Chulainn.
After our first year win the second year team stepped up to clear their disappointing defeat last
week by 1 point to Largy College.
An amazing start to the game with 14 points being added to the board in the first quarter. This
strong position was held until half time.
However, Bush came back strong in the third quarter keen to bridge the gap and scored 10 points.
We knew going into the final quarter that we needed to get ourselves back into the game and we
did by scoring a fantastic 10 points winning the game 48:12.
Top scorer was Princess Airewele scoring a magnificent 10 points, with 8 from Alana Duffy Larkin
and Megan Stokes, 6 points from Pelumi Adesanya and Caoimhe Herr.Other Scorers included
Grace Mulligan and Erin Byrne. A special welcome and great new addition our squad is Grace Ojo
who also scored in the match. Well done to all the team members for a tremendous effort and
commitment on the day.