Youth Games: Islington, Camden miss out on basketball finals

PUBLISHED: 13:00 04 June 2017

Islington's basketball boys face the camera (pic LYG)

Islington's basketball boys face the camera (pic LYG)


Rivals find going tough in qualifying

Camden's basketball boys face the camera (pic LYG)Camden's basketball boys face the camera (pic LYG)

Islington and Camden boys missed out on a place at the London Youth Games basketball finals after some tough qualifying action.

Camden were well beaten by top seeds Southwark (21-2) and also tasted defeat against Greenwich (33-18) and Hackney (32-13) to finish bottom of their group, joint 22nd overall.

Meanwhile, neighbours Islington managed to edge past Hounslow (27-25), but defeats against Wandsworth (25-19) and group winners Newham (21-17) saw them finish third and out of the quarter-final placings in a share of 15th place in the final standings.

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