Basketball side make winning start in Sheffield


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WORKSOP’S new B team made a winning start to their Division Three campaign with a close fought victory over league newcomers, the Starz.

Worksop fielded a mix of youth and experience and both contributed to an exciting encounter.

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Youngsters Matt Beardsley, Adam Wagstaffe and Chris Hall were among the points early on as Worksop edged the first period for a 15-12 lead.

Starz hit back in the second to get within a point before Worksop restored their three point advantage to lead 26-23 at half-time.

Worksop’s experienced front court pairing of Andrew Fagan and Jamie Clarke came to the fore in the second half, along with Godsway Dzuboku who returned to the team after a three-year absence.

increased the lead to 14 points by the final break, 51-37. Starz f

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und some success in the final period but Worksop were never in danger and closed out the game comfortably for the win

Worksop: Clarke 15, Fagan 12, Wagstaffe 11, Hall 10, Beardsley 8, Dzuboku 7, Brett Shelton 6, Gareth Smith, James Penrose, Alex Mulvey.