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Mystics Help England U16 to Four Nations Victory

Mystics Help England U16 to Four Nations Victory

Manchester Mystics’ Maisie Keyes and Elizandra Costa helped England U16 Girls to the Four Nations title, after winning all three of their games in Ireland over the two-day tournament. Manchester Magic’s David Hewitt and Jack Walton helped England U16 Boys to Silver, losing to Ireland in overtime to miss out on the title. While Manchester Mystics’ Holly Stones impressed for Wales.

Elizandra Costa and Maisie Keyes with the Four Nations Trophy


U16 Girls

5 April 
09:00: Scotland 37-76 England – Maisie Keyes 14 points, Elizandra Costa 3 points
11:00: Ireland 90-39 Wales – Holly Stones 1 point
17:00: England 91-41 Wales – Maisie Keyes 19 points, Elizandra Costa 9 points, Holly Stones 5 points.
19:00: Ireland 81-58 Scotland

6 April 
13:00: Wales 33-62 Scotland – Holly Stones 6 points
15:00: Ireland 61-73 England – Maisie Keyes 16 points, Elizandra Costa 6 points

U16 Boys

5 April 
13:00: Scotland 42-95 England – David Hewitt 6 points, Jack Walton 7 points
15:00: Ireland 71-62 Wales

6 April
09:00: England 80-43 Wales – David Hewitt 6 points, Jack Walton 7 points
11:00: Ireland 99-39 Scotland
17:00: Wales 91-87 Scotland
19:00: Ireland 89-85 England (Overtime) – Jack Walton 13 points

Basketball England

Magic and Mystics players line up for North West

Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics will be well represented this weekend when the inaugural U13 Aspire Tournament takes place at the National Basketball Performance Centre in Belle Vue.

Five Magic players – Luca Lara-Sanchez, Robbie Wild, Dom Goodwin, Nathan Brown and Daniel Laycock – have all been selected by North West for the boys’ event.

They have been drawn in Pool A with London, Yorkshire, East Midlands and North East.

Nine Mystics players – Maria Bianco, Carina Costa, Elizandra Costa, Dominique Feurtado, Alex Escriva Gay, Molly Finn, Maisie Keyes, Holly Stones and Isobel Thompson – have been called up by North West for the girls’ campaign.

They are in Pool B with South West, East Midlands, Yorkshire and West Midlands.

The pool games run on Saturday from 10am, with the classification games on Sunday.

The U15s will take centre stage the following weekend.

The Aspire Tournaments will bring together 480 players, 120 coaches and 90 officials from across the country.

U13 Aspire Tournament Schedule/Results:


10:00am North West Boys vs East Midlands – NW Win

11:00am North West Girls vs South West – NW Win

1:00pm West Midlands vs North West Girls – NW Win

2:00pm North East vs North West Boys – NW Win

3:00pm Yorkshire vs North West Girls – Yorkshire Win

4:00pm London vs North West Boys – London Win

5:00pm North West Girls vs East Midlands – East Midlands Win

6:00pm Yorkshire vs North West Boys -NW Win


10:00am South West vs North West Boys Semi Final – South West Win

10:00am North East vs North West Girls – NW Win

12:00noon South vs North West Girls – South Win

1:00-1:30pm Shooting Test Finals (Boys and Girls)

1:30pm 3rd/4th Place South vs North West Boys – NW Win

2:30pm South East vs North West Girls – NW Win

North West Boys finished 3rd, Girls 5th.

North West U13 2019