Lakers Exit National Cup

18 September 2019; Kylee Smith of Liffey Celtics, left, and Tatum Neubert of Ambassador UCC Glanmire pictured at the 2019/2020 Basketball Ireland Season Launch and Hula Hoops National Cup draw at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght, Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Scott’s Lakers St Paul’s Killarney are out of the Hula Hoops Presidents National Cup.

They’ve been beaten 81-68 by Tradehouse Central Ballincollig.

Quarter scores:
24-21
34-44 (half)
46-65

Top scorers-
Scotts Lakers: Aaron Jackson 30, Mick McGinn 13, Carlton Cuff 12
Ballincollig: Andre Nation 31, Inigo Zabola 19, Ronan O’Sullivan 8

Meanwhile, U.L. Huskies took the win over Belfast Rockets in the Women’s Div 1 Cup preliminary round. U.L. Huskies now have home venue when they meet Team Tom McCarthy’s St. Mary’s at the end of next month.

Both Kerry sides line out today in the Men’s Super League.

Keane’s Supervalu Killorglin are home to Belfast Star

Garvey’s Tralee Warriors are away to Killester.

Both matches tip-off at 3 o’clock.

Matt O’Neill reports.