Wessex Men’s Division 3 League
Aztec Falcons 45 – Farnborough Shadows 72
(6-18; 15-21; 11-16; 13-17)
Ollie Horne 12; Tim Tostevin 10; Matt Sawyer and Becky Wellington 6
The Falcons went down to Farnborough losing each period, although the score was just 5 all when the Shadows hit their straps and put in 1 devastating 134-1 spell that killed the home team and left the Falcons literally chasing shadows! The remaining three sessions were lost by just 6 , 5 and 4 points. To be fair the Falcons still fought hard and kept in touch until another period of dominance saw the visitors score 11 unanswered points in the final session.
The foul count continued to fall and 8 of the 9 players scored, but the foul shooting was frustrating once again, with just 4 of 12 efforts hitting the mark. Ollie Horne continued his good scoring run netting a dozen and Tim Tostevin was on form again getting double figures for the second time this season.
Coach Purvey’s assessment:
We missed too many shots and the defence needs to be tighter. Some of the fouls were unnecessary, and often the result of players trying to make up for the turn-overs, which were frustratingly frequent.
Monday 26thFebruary 2018 at 8.20pm away to Yateley Silverbacks 3rds.