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Ipswich Basketball Club round-up: Under 14 Girls shoot down the Eagles

PUBLISHED: 14:28 19 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:28 19 February 2018

Ben Winter scored 24 for the Ipswich under 18s. Picture: PAVEL KRICKA

Ben Winter scored 24 for the Ipswich under 18s. Picture: PAVEL KRICKA

Pavel.Kricka@btinternet.com

The Under-14 Girls were the big winners of the IBC junior classes this weekend, wiping out Baddow Eagles 101-45 at Copleston behind a high-paced second half.

Alicia Boddy starred with 30 points; Makenna Williams added on 15 and Yasmin Edwards had 14.

The Under-18 Men beat Harlow Hawks handily for the second weekend in a row, 78-40, with Ben Winter registering 24 points and Blake Read scoring 23. Harlow, at home this time, put up more of a fight than previously but Ipswich will face tougher opponents ahead.

Syd Payne’s Under-14 Boys went close to victory at home to Luton but despite Idriss Lebbie’s 31 points, the visitors clung on to a narrow 67-64 win.

There were also losses on the road in London for the Under-16 Girls, who went down 71-61 at Haringey Angels, and the Under-16 Boys, whose playoff hopes were dented by an 85-69 reversal at Lewisham Thunder.

Calls have been made for leaders to reverse their decision to call off a family fun day in Ipswich following a violent crime wave that led to the loss of a young life.

Police are investigating a reported rape which took place in Ipswich last night.

Former BBC broadcaster Bill Turnbull sent a poignant message to women competing in Ipswich’s Race for Life this weekend: don’t leave it too late to get checked for cancer.

Around 500 people turned out to enjoy a day of Bangladeshi culture and food at the seventh annual Suffolk Pita Festival in Ipswich.

Efforts to raise awareness of diabetes and how to prevent it are being redoubled in Suffolk as the number of new diagnoses rises by 5% year on year.

Swarms of tiny black beetles have been appearing in gardens across Suffolk and Essex, seemingly attracted by the hot weather.

An elderly woman on a mobility scooter inadvertently drove onto the A14 this morning and had to be escorted off by police.

Two people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Haverhill yesterday evening.

Hosting a barbeque or grabbing a cool pint in the local pub for the England game today? Check here to see how warm it will be where you are.

Scores of bikers took to the region’s roads today under the blazing sunshine to raise money to support unwell children.

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