Northern Baptist basketball season heats up

The Northern Baptist Basketball League is three rounds in and shaping to be good a season.

Long-time rivals Sidmouth and Gateway are top of the A-grade men’s ladder with three wins each. Free Reformed are close behind with two wins after narrowly losing to Sidmouth by five points in Saturday’s match.

AIMING HIGH: Devils player Zach Morris prepares to take a shot in the under-16 boys division 2 match against Saints.

AIMING HIGH: Devils player Zach Morris prepares to take a shot in the under-16 boys division 2 match against Saints.

The A-grade women’s competition experienced the first big upset for the season in round 3 when Free Reformed gained a three-point win over the two-time reigning champions Sidmouth. 

Free reformed and Gateway are both currently undefeated with the top spot up for grabs when they play each other on Saturday.

Reformed and Salvation Army Red are tied for the top spot in the reserve men with the result from   playing each other a draw. With three wins each Reformed and Salvation Army Red are on top of the reserve women’s ladder.

In the Junior league - the seeding rounds continue before divisional changes.

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