Blitz turns game around for Trouts
Coral Trouts had a stunning comefrom-behind win over danger team the Pistons in Karratha basketball’s round 19.
The Thursday night game saw the experienced men’s A-grade side blitz their opponents when the chips were down, firing suddenly late in the second half and not stopping from then on.
They raced from being 29-16 down at half-time to record a 40-37 victory by the final siren. Trouts’ Wayne Sedwell and Simon Kot were especially busy at the hoop but the shots were shared around, showing a solid team effort.
Mayuga Majik proved too good for long-time rivals #Yogetit on the night and defeated them by 10 points, 37-27.
In the men’s B-grade line-up, the Heat had an off day and went down fast against an undermanned Schoolers side, 28-9.
Meanwhile, underdog team the Redbacks seemed to be hitting their stride, chalking up a second win in as many weeks with a fivepoint defeat of the competitive Cardinals.
The Vipers beat Flakers by one point, despite the other team gaining ground and outscoring them in the second half, and the Prodigy also played a close game against Pelicans, winning 39-36.
Dominant women’s A team Hello Trouts recorded a big win over Pegy Flyers, 40-12, while Falcons beat the Mud Flaps.
In the women’s B games, the Hawks stayed a threat with a 31-13 defeat of the Dribblers, breaking a recent run of wins for the side.
Lady Falcons defeated Goat Trouts while Razorbacks collected free points from a Sinners forfeit.
Falcons' Hayley Clarke finds herself under pressure from Mud Flaps' Letitia Fazzolari and Ebony Keygan.
Redbacks' Nathan Keremelevich makes a lay-up.
Pistons' Tyler Lockyer looks to pass past Coral Trouts' Ricardo Dalais.