Hawks Close Out Preseason With A Win
In an exciting pre-season showdown, the West Yorkshire Hawks soared to an 81-56 victory over the Bradford Maroons, setting the stage for an exciting season ahead.
The first quarter set the tone for the Hawks’ performance, with the home team establishing a commanding lead of 23-11. Jamie Cawtheray was already making his presence known, contributing significantly to the Hawks’ early success.
However, the Bradford Maroons were not to be underestimated. They mounted a spirited comeback in the second quarter, narrowing the gap to 35-34 at the half. The Hawks found themselves in a fierce battle as both teams fought tooth and nail for control of the game.
As the game progressed, the Hawks demonstrated their resilience and adaptability. In the third quarter, they launched an impressive offensive surge, outscoring the Maroons 27-8, and building a substantial 62-42 lead heading into the final quarter.
The leading scorers for the West Yorkshire Hawks were Jamie Cawtheray, who contributed 15 crucial points, followed closely by Rob Donaldson with 11 points, and Chadrak Holondo with 10 points. Their impressive individual performances complemented the team’s overall cohesion and strategy.
The keys to the Hawks’ victory were their tenacious defense, which disrupted the Maroons’ offensive efforts, and a well-executed team offense that created scoring opportunities from all angles of the court.
With this pre-season win under their belts, the West Yorkshire Hawks are now eagerly anticipating their first-ever competitive game on road this Sunday against the Tameside Vikings. This exciting encounter promises to be a thrilling start to their journey in competitive basketball.
Additionally, mark your calendars for the Hawks’ historic first-ever home game against the Sheffield Sharks on Saturday September 30th. This historic game will tip off at 6:15 pm at the University of Huddersfield, offering fans a fantastic opportunity to support their local team. To secure your tickets for this exciting event, visit https://tktp.as/EEZIRM and take advantage of a 25% discount by using the discount code ‘HAWKS25’