In a Boys Senior A Round 3 contest played on Monday night Mt Roskill Grammar School joined Northcote College as the only two teams with perfect 3-0 records after a convincing 85-59 home win against Dilworth School.
What shaped to be a tight contest, after just four points separated the two teams at quarter time, turned into a comfortable victory for the home side after they bossed the middle periods.
A triple from Finlay Edwards and 7 points from Kingston Kai’lahi-Aso meant Dilworth entered the second quarter just 18-14 adrift.
That deficit increased in the second with Mitch Greenaway and Josh Wadams inflicting most of the damage as Roskill established a 40-29 half-time advantage.
Despite the efforts of Ezrah Eagle, Ikahui Mahe and Kai’lahi-Aso the Roskill lead continued to climb. A Haisem Osman triple pushed the lead out to 20-points and it was 22 at three-quarter time (66-44).
Both teams gave opportunities to their bench players in the closing minutes – a three from Lincoln Tupa’i Samuel capping off a fine Roskill performance.
Mt Roskill 85 – M Greenaway 19, Wadams 18, Osman 12, Daniel Greenaway 8, Wai Tonga 7
Dilworth 59 – Kai’lahi-Aso 17, Eagle 14, Mahe 14
The full roundup of Round 3 games can be found here: https://laceylowdown.com/2023/05/22/the-auckland-secondary-schools-senior-a-round-3-wrap/