BASKETBALLERS from Bridgwater are cock-a-hoop after being crowned the ‘Best in the West’ to round off a
As winners of the Somerset Basketball League, Bridgwater Bucs gained entry into the prestigious competition which sees the top teams from Devon, Cornwall, Gloucestershire and Bristol going
On the Saturday, Bridgwater beat Devon’s Exeter Nomads 80-56 and then saw off Wadebridge Storm in the second match.
Bucs were trailing by 10 points at the halfway stage of Storm’s match but a tightened defence and precise shooting in offence saw them claim a 76-64 win.
On the Sunday, Bucs had a tough encounter against Bristol’s Lockleaze Renegades, who had a clear size advantage. Despite that, Bucs managed to scrape to a 59-52 win.
In the final match against Gloucester’s Warriors, a win would give Bucs the title.
In an intense match, Bucs shone and, even though the score was close, the Warriors were never a real threat and Bucs took the win 49-41.