Magic U14 Battle in the Capital 2018

Magic U14s claim runners-up spot at Battle in the Capital

Manchester Magic U14s enjoyed a productive Christmas by claiming second place at the Battle in the Capital in London.

They opened up the 12-team tournament with a 45-16 win over NASSA followed by a 43-20 victory over Wales before losing 34-23 to Dutch side Apollo Amsterdam.

Magic still managed to secure a place in the semi-final, where they overcame London Youngblood Lions 43-30.

In an exciting final at the UEL SportsDock, they fell just short against East Region, going down 56-53.

Magic’s Bradley May scored 52 points to average 10.4 ppg, finishing fifth overall.

Magic squad: Luca Lara Sanchez, Moroni Cabixiga, Billy Sullivan, Lucas Ricketts, Ben Brown, Matthew Goodwin, Thomas Kelly, Bradley May, Toby Akinlade.