THE new year is still proving a good one for Cheshire Jets’ junior section as most of their sides have been unbeaten since the turn of the year.
The under 13 boys were back in action at the weekend against Gateshead Tornadoes and won 94-51.
Meanwhile, 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 win at Barrow Thorns at the weekend.
The Jets took control early in the first quarter and never lost their lead. By the end of the game all 11 players had been involved in a strong 75-41 win which has put them in the driving seat to take one of the four play-off places at the end of the season.
The boys’ U18 side played a double-header at the weekend, 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.ŠInjuries left them with only one regular U18s player on their roster and, despite a brave performance, the Jets lost 79-68. Jets’ top scorers were Alex Moore with 19 points and Rabah Tahraoui with 14.
The BiG Storage Cheshire Jets may well have reignited their season with a 75-49 win over depleted Leicester Riders at the John Sandford Centre in the BBL Trophy on Saturday.