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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.

A man has died following a stabbing in Ipswich, sparking a murder investigation.

Armed police have shut off a residential street in Ipswich following reports of a stabbing.

Thieves stealing from shops are causing a “constant” problem for town centre police and security teams, it has been revealed.

Blood donors in Suffolk are being urged to keep their lifesaving appointments before Christmas as missed sessions could hit stock levels over the critical festive period.

In his latest column, Ipswich Borough Council leader DAVID ELLESMERE analyses prime minister Theresa May’s tumultuous week at Westmister amid rows over Brexit.

The independent body responsible for triple murderer David McGreavy’s release has insisted it will never free dangerous criminals until it is “convinced” it is safe to do so.

Views being submitted over a “compromise” design for the £3million restoration of a historic Suffolk pier will be discussed next month.

In his latest column, Suffolk police chief constable GARETH WILSON looks at the highs and lows of policing at Christmas - and how you can prevent yourself becoming a victim of crime during the festive season.

One dog at a Suffolk RSPCA centre is facing a second Christmas without a “forever home”.

The Shotley peninsula community is at its best when it’s working together, says this week’s community hero Rosemary Diplock.

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