The IT Carlow men’s basketball side is through to the semi-finals of the InsureMyVan.ie Division 1 after they beat the Drogheda Wolves 81-71 in the quarter-final.
They’ll now face the Ej Sligo All-Stars.
Speaking afterwards, head coach Conroy said:
“We got away to an unbelievable start today, holding Wolves scoreless for almost eight minutes in the first quarter.
“Our team defense was superb and we also did a great job the other end. Wolves are a great side though and they chipped away at us, getting it to five points in the fourth”.
“We showed some great composure down the stretch and made our free throws when it mattered. Our home support was magnificent and we sure hope some of them will make the trip to Sligo next weekend.“
Top of the scoring charts for IT Carlow was Nate Schafer (18), Jordan Fallon (18), Armands Vaikuls (13), and Kevin Donohoe (12), while Drogheda Wolves’ leaders were Jubril Alade (18), Guilherme Vilela (14) and Adam Mullally (13).