Ballyroan Cougars travelled to Athlone on Monday, February 9 to play a crucial game against the Moate Jets and came away with a win.
The Cougars side started strongly and maintained the lead throughout the first quarter with Joan Mc Evoy and Carol Hughes putting ten points on the board.
The game continued with the Moate side matching every basket but with the efforts of Sinead Dempsey (12), Caroline Reid (10) and Katie Savage (6), the Cougars managed to maintain an eight point lead.
The third quarter saw Magda Keithing and Miriam Holland deliver some strong passes to set Mairead O’Connell up for a basket. Joan Mc Evoy, Sinead Dempsey and Katie Savage finished off the final quarter ending the game Ballyroan Cougars 45, Moate Jets 36. Cougars next game will take place on March 7 away to Kileen.
Cougars team; C Reid, L Mc Wey, L Hyland, S Savage, C Hughes, J McEvoy, M OConnell, S Dempsey, K Savage, M Holland, M Keithing, J Ratcliffe, S Williams. Coaches A Comerford, M Callanan.