Gallagher gets US scholarship

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Bury St Edmunds-born Alicia Gallagher has accepted a scholarship to play NCAA Division Two basketball in South Dakota, USA.

Gallagher will be part of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Hardrockers’ roster next season after completing a transfer from the Lamar Community College in Colorado.

County Upper Basketball Academy graduate Elliott Defreitas has completed a successful season playing for the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in the USA.

Defreitas helped DMACC defeat Iowa Lakers Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XI Championship to reach the National finals.

After a first-round 75-64 win against St Louis Community College, DMACC lost against Essex County Community College 68-66 in the quarter-finals.