Tro­phy win caps out­stand­ing sea­son

Canning Times - - SPORT -

WIL­LET­TON Tigers have won the Gil­lam Tro­phy for over­all ex­cel­lence in the West Aus­tralian Bas­ket­ball League af­ter they cel­e­brated 10 grand fi­nal vic­to­ries this sea­son.

The club en­tered 25 teams in 24 com­pe­ti­tions this year and reached the grand fi­nal in 14 of those leagues.

In ad­di­tion, 18 play­ers were named in the Bas­ket­ball WA All Stars side to cap a won­der­ful sea­son for Wil­let­ton.

One of the play­ers se­lected was Luke Jack­son, who will also rep­re­sent Aus­tralia at the 2017 FIBA Un­der-16 Asian Cham­pi­onship.

Mean­while, the Tigers’ U14 cham­pi­onship-win­ning sides will rep­re­sent WA at the Un­der 14 Aus­tralian Ju­nior Club Cham­pi­onships in Dan­de­nong, Vic­to­ria.

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