'Mixed' bag for Torbay teams as basketball season opens

Torbay Weekly

The first four weeks of the basketball season has produced a 'mixed' bag for Torbay teams.

In Division One, Torbay Tigers have started off with one win against Spartan Nomads II 96-54 and one loss as Spartan Nomads I got revenge for their second team winning at Churston 57-73 in an epic encounter.

In Division Three, Torquay Trailblazers have started off their first season in the league with one win out of their only match.

This was an overtime win 72-69 against another new club, Bridgwater Basketball.

In Division Two, Newton Abbot Pacers' first team have started off with one win and one loss, their win away against North Devon 74-89, and a 72-62 away loss to Exeter Spartans.

In Division Three, Newton Abbot Pacers' second team have started with two losses, and their ladies' team has started with a loss against Exeter Spartans in what is a new team-building year after Covid.

The basketball season runs from September to end of March and is the biggest indoor participant sport in the UK.

There are teams for all levels of participants within Torbay and the wider South West. For details, log on to www.exeterdistrictbasketball.org