Thunder take power out of Cyclones’ fury to win 29-11
Thunder weathered the storm in a clash of youth in their Karratha Basketball Association match against the Cyclones last Thursday.
The sharp Thunder squad controlled the match with ease against the plucky Cyclones, winning 2911.
Jason Almonte was the go-to man for Cyclones, scoring nine points from the timber.
In other B-grade men’s action the Vipers used a full bench to stay fresh against the Flakers who sunk to another loss.
Things were tight in the first 10 minutes of the match as Flakers grit and passing skills had them right in there at 5-7 down.
The size of the Vipers took its toll on their defence as their rebounds stacked up against them.
Vipers went on a tear to win the match 37-5.
In his return to the Vipers after a few matches away Mark Saunders scored 10 handy points with some top assists from long-time team mate Michael Lewis into the block.
In the women’s division Sinners pulled off a huge win against the Goat Trouts winning by a point, 2322.
Sinners’ Jacqueline Gartner (10 points) and Rowenia Tumoana (nine points) combined for 19 in the tough match.
Tracey Ward and Clarissa Kjellegren were the high scorers for Trouts with six a piece.
Peagy Flyers’ Tara Newnham had 10 points in a six-point victory against the Beavers in another gritty game in the women’s competition.
#Yogetit had a blinder against the Mayuga Majik in a nail-biting 45-42 win.
Shane Badham had 15 points for #Yogetit, while Beau Alec for the Majik had 10 points in the frantic match.
The talk around the locker room afterwards though was of an unnamed #Yogetit player who claimed to have the fastest team in the league but was nowhere to be found after the match to referee the following games.
Nat Dewsome squeezes out a pass for Falcons.