Team Mccarthys beat UL with ease
Published 12/12/2012 | 12:20
Team Tom McCarthy's 54 UL 38 A GREAT win by Team Tom McCarthy's ensures an all-Kerry Cup semi-final in January.
The Castleisland team started off strong to go up 14-6 in the first quarter with Lorraine Scanlon and Mags Daly strong under the boards and Reidin O'Loughlin and Eileen O'Connor netting the baskets.
In the second quarter UL were held to 9 points while McCarthys scored 19, with Tracey Hartnett hitting nine points while Philomena O'Connor sunk a half way shot on the buzzer to leave it 33-14 at half time.
In the third quarter Hartnett controlled the pace and Eileen O'Connor and Lorraine Scanlon scored 12 out of the 14 points to leave the home side 47-24 ahead at the end of the third.
UL really stepped up in this quarter but good defence meant they couldn't bring back the lead.
Team Tom McCarthy's will now play Tralee Imperials in the semi-final in January. TEAM TOM McCARTHYS: Eileen O'Connor 15, Tracey Hartnett 9, Reidin O'Loughlin 8, Lorraine Scanlon 8, Philomena O'Connor 7, Mags Daly 7, Karen Kelly, Eabhnait Scanlon, Miriam Leane, Noelle Scanlon, Denise Dunlea.