It was a busy weekend for MK Breakers Junior National League teams as 12 games took place, here's how it went:
U12 Boys II: MK Breakers 58-60 Bedford Thunder
MK Breakers U12 Boys II suffered defeat in the final seconds of their clash with Bedford Thunder. The Breakers can take a lot of learnings from the fixture having led by almost 15 points at one stage.
U12 Girls: MK Breakers 44-22 JMA Reading Rockets
The Breakers U12 Girls faced one of their toughest tests of the season in JMA Reading Rockets and had to remain laser focused throughout to ensure they maintained their winning start to the campaign. Reading’s tough defence was proving hard to break down, but the resilience of the Breakers was enough to record another win.
Top Scorers: Mia Wilson (14), Lois Levenston (10), Amelia Hamilton-Healey (5), Ruquayah Dover (5).
U14 Boys: MK Breakers 87-56 St Helens Saints
MK Breakers U14 Boys returned to winning ways as they overcame St Helens Saints in an entertaining clash at Bletchley Leisure Centre.
U14 Boys II: MK Breakers 73-60 Bedford Thunder
MK Breakers U14 Boys II maintained their unbeaten start to the campaign as they ran out 73-60 winners over Bedford Thunder. They come up against Cambourne Falcons in their next outing this coming weekend.
U14 Girls: MK Breakers 102-38 Sussex Storm
MK Breakers U14 Girls maintained their 100% start to the season and scored over 100 points for the fourth game this campaign.
Top Scorers: Faith Deakin (43), Chantelle Okoli (18), Lilijanna Liddell-Mickovski (10).
U14 Girls II: MK Breakers 40-27 Nottingham Wildcats
MK Breakers U14 Girls II recorded their first win of the season in their close encounter with Nottingham Wildcats.
U16 Boys: MK Breakers 57-114 Manchester Magic
MK Breakers U16 Boys suffered their heaviest defeat of the season against one of the best sides in the division as Manchester Magic ran out winners.
Top Scorers: Samuel Muleba (16), Matthew Harmon (10).
U16 Boys II: MK Breakers 59-47 West Herts Warriors
The U16 Boys II returned to winning ways as they picked up their third win of the season defeating West Herts Warriors in the process.
U16 Girls: MK Breakers 129-45 City of Birmingham Rockets
MK Breakers U16 Girls maintained their 100% start to the league campaign on Saturday morning, overcoming City of Birmingham Rockets. It was a scrappy encounter during the opening two quarters, but the Breakers stood tall ensuring they stuck to their principles. The Breakers also showcased their impressive shooting, with 30 points collectively coming from their centres, 33 points being scored from behind the arc and the entire squad getting on the scoresheet.
Top Scorers: Athena Thompson (45) Kaiya Bateman (20), Oceane Yagoli (16). Lauren Tsang (11), Lila Birtwisle (10), Itansan Ajayi (10).
U16 Girls: MK Breakers 93-39 Nottingham Wildcats
The U16 Girls were back in action the following day, this time in the National Cup. The Breakers struggled to open a lead against Nottingham with their opposition keeping the game close throughout. The Breakers would eventually pull away following the half-time break to advance to the next round of the competition.
Top Scorers: Athena Thompson (28), Oceane Yagoli (16), Itansan Ajayi (14), Kaiya Bateman (12).
U18 Men: MK Breakers 76-75 (OT) Huish Taunton Tigers
MK Breakers U18 Men showed character and heart in their overtime win over Huish Taunton Tigers. Despite being down by 10 at half-time, the Breakers were able to swing the momentum back into their favour and claw back the lead to secure the win in overtime.
U18 Men: MK Breakers 83-64 Wolverhampton Slam
The U18 Men were back in action the following evening and continued their impressive scoring to overcome Wolverhampton Slam.