RESULT: TROJANS 84 WASPS 63

28/02/2009 22:40

It was a battling performance by Hull but they couldn't match second placed Tyne Met Trojans on Saturday night at Tyne Met College. The Trojans showed just what a quality side they are and have all but cemented their play-off spot for their chance to step up to National League 3 North next season. Leeds will now be crowned National League 4 North League Winners after their 88-55 away win at Liverpool guaranteed 1st place.

The game at Tyne Met was a close one within the first 3 periods but the Trojans managed to push on in the final quarter and take the win by 21 points. The Wasps actually took the lead after the end of the first quarter at 23-22, but the Trojans came flying out in the second to turn the deficit into a strong 13 point lead, 46-33 at the half.

It wasn't over yet as the Wasps came out and managed to put in a solid third quarter performance to narrowly close the gap to 9 points, 63-54, but a great performance in the final quarter sealed the game for the Trojans, final score 84-63.

Top scorer for the Hull Wasps was Jamie Goodwin with 18 points.