Narrow win for Donegal Town Basketball Club over Athlone

Emphatic win for Donegal Town Basketball Club over Castlerea Kings

Donegal Town Basketball Club

On Friday night our senior men’s team continued their winning streak to 11, in a hard fought win away to second place Athlone BC. DTBC passing in the 1st quarter was exceptional, with leaders Dillon Muldoon and Paul McHugh getting everyone involved. All 6 players who played in the quarter got on the scoresheet.

DTBC 73
Athlone BC 69
Athlone made a comeback in the second quarter playing great defence and on the other-side S. Flynn and D. Mooney started getting scores for the home side. Dillon Muldoon and Paul McHugh hit a multitude of mid range jumpers to keep Donegal’s lead ahead while Darragh Griffin's energy off the bench helped the men finish the half strongly.
In the third and fourth quarter the pace slowed down and big men Jason Duignan and Patrick Reid were vital on the boards and disrupted Athlone’s inside men from scoring. The defence pushed Donegal to victory in the end with every man playing their part. The ever impressive Muldoon scored 10 points in the 3rd to keep the pressure on. McHugh and Muldoon were constantly getting doubled teamed in the 4th quarter but trusted the ball in their younger teammates, with Matthew Oates, Darragh Griffin and Patrick Reid scoring the last few buckets to secure another big win.
Jason Duignan made a welcome return to the squad on Friday night after the birth of his son. Congrats to Jason and Shannen on the birth of their baby boy from the Senior Mens Squad and all at DTBC.
Donegal Town Basketball Club welcomes Amber L Team based in Carrick-on-Shannon to the AVS gym for our second last home game of the season this Saturday at 7pm. All support welcomed.
DTBC Team: Dillon Muldoon 33, Paul McHugh 12, Darragh Griffin 12, Matthew Oates 6, Jason Duignan 6, Patrick Reid 4, Eoghan Corley, Dylan Curran, Creegan Alcock, Chris Darby, Head coach: Paddy Muldoon

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