Stakes high in double header
JOONDALUP heads into its first State Basketball League double header of the year, with the men looking to hold top spot and the women hoping to break a five-game losing streak.
The Wolves face Rockingham at Mike Barnett Sports Complex on Friday before returning home to challenge Willetton on Saturday.
The contest against the second-placed Tigers is the game of the round for the men.
It’s shaping up to be a difficult weekend for the eighthplaced women, with the Flames (seventh) and Tigers (fourth) both above them.
The Lady Wolfpack’s tough run continued against Kalamunda on Saturday, with the Eastern Suns defeating them 86-63 at Ray Owen Sports Centre.
In the men’s clash, the Wolves won their fifth-straight game with a 104-82 victory.
Rob Huntington led scoring with 23 points.