Gezelle Allison's 41 goals draw Manchester Spurs level with Kingston Hummingbirds

By January 24, 2019

Led by match MVP Gezelle Allison’s 41 goals, the Manchester Spurs levelled the best-of-three Berger Elite finals on Wednesday night with a 57-53 win over the defending champions, the Kingston Hummingbirds.

Allison’s 41 goals came from just 49 attempts and provided the foundation for the must-win match. Anna-Kay Griffiths scored 16 of her 20 attempts that helped get her team over the line in what was a keenly contested match.

The Spurs led 17-12 at the end of the first quarter and 33-25 at half time.

However, the Hummingbirds, led by Sabrina Spence’s 29 goals from 34 attempts, closed the gap to just four points – 44-40 – by the end of the third. However, that was as close as they would get despite Hasana Williams’ near perfect 18 of 19 and Shanice Beckford’s 6 from 7.

The Hummingbirds won game one, 58-49.

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