Men's basketball join the AOC North West tournament

2 December 2021

Students from Ashton Sixth Form represented the college at the AOC North West basketball tournament. 

The team are coached by Ingus Bankevics of Manchester Giants.

In the first game, Ashton faced Xaverian in a 7-16 defeat. 

A tight second game against Loreto College resulted in a 10-9 defeat.

Both of which were followed by two back-to-back wins: 27-6 against Blackburn College and 15-13 against Myerscough College.

A 10-5 win against Newman College resulted in a quarter final clash against Carmel College.

With just 5 minutes left Ashton were leading 8-5. However, the quarter final ended in defeat, 27-14.

The team showed great spirit and it was fantastic to see the college represented at the North West tournament.

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