Cats do the double in local Derby
Cambridge cats 82 – 58 ARU
Cambridge Cats took 2nd place outright in Div 4 East Midlands with a convincing win over local rivals Anglia Ruskin Uni.
The cats got off to a strong start with a 8-0 run and controlling the first quarter with some strong defensive play. ARU fought hard and kept it close going into the 2nd down 17-14.
In the 2nd quarter ARU started well with a 5-0 run to take the lead before another 8-0 response from cats saw them re assert their control. Cats switched to a aggressive zone which unsettled ARU and forced them to turn the ball over which enabled the big Cats to take a 13 point lead into the half time break. 38-25
Photos (c) Rafe Abrook Photography with special thanks to Martina Sechi
In the 3rd the game was evenly contested with ARU looking like they might make a game of it reducing the deficit. However cats finished the quarter strong and took a 16 point lead into the final quarter.
In the 4th ARU lost some of there spirit that had kept them on touching distance and cats were able to push the lead out to 24 points and kill the game. Final score 82-58 in favor of Cats.
S. Richardson top scored with 12 pts in a game where all 11 cats players contributed to the scoring.