THE new year is still proving a good one for Jets’ junior section.
The under 13 boys beat Gateshead Tornadoes 94-51, while the boys’ U14 team claimed a derby victory over the Everton Tigers.
Having won their first meeting 79-38 in October, the Jets made it two out of two and set their highest points total of the season, winning 135-24. Top scorers were Adam Jones with 32 and Jack Griffiths with 31.
The U15s have all but booked their place in the play-offs after a 75-41 win at Barrow Thorns. Jets took control early in the first quarter and never lost their lead.
The boys’ U18 side played a double-header, winning at Liverpool on Saturday 80-49 with top scores from Neil Gillard (19) and Sam Craige (16). Sunday saw them play Sheffield Sharks in the Sureshot Cup quarter-finals.Š
Despite a brave performance, the Jets lost 79-68.
BiG Storage Cheshire Jets have teamed up with supermarket chain Asda to offer young sports fans the chance to take part in two exclusive basketball camps, run by the club’s professionals and coaches.
During February half-term, two camps are taking place in Ellesmere Port and Deeside, offering up to 200 boys and girls a free day of coaching.
The basketball camps will be run on Monday, February 16 at Hawarden High School and Tuesday, February 17 at Sutton High School in Ellesmere Port.
To book a place, pick up a free Sporting Chance voucher from checkouts at the Asda stores in either Ellesmere Port or Queensferry (from February 6) and log on to the website. Alternatively, visit www.jetsbasketball.or.uk to download a form.