No luck for Redbacks in Kickett’s 150th
THE Perth Redbacks’ men’s and women’s teams each lost their two games over the weekend against the Rockingham Flames and Mandurah Magic, on a tough weekend.
The Redbacks’ men’s team lost their away game to the Flames 86-106.
Forward Ray Turner was their highest scorer with 23 along with eight rebounds while point-guard Joel Wagner had 13 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.
The Redbacks’ men’s home-game loss to the Magic was a much tighter affair, with a score of 103-110.
Turner was again the Redbacks’ men’s highest scorer with 31 along with 19 rebounds while shooting-guard Ben Smith scored 25 and had two assists and two steals.
The Redbacks’ women lost to the Flames, who won last year’s championship, 64-87.
Point-guard Gabby Clayton top-scored for the Redbacks’ with 26 along with five rebounds while shooting guard Meike Elkington scored 18 and had five rebounds and four assists.
Forward Lauren Hall topscored with eight points and eight rebounds for the Redbacks in their 44-50 loss to the Magic.
Redbacks’ point-guard Monique Kickett scored six in her 150th game while also bringing down two rebounds and making two assists. The women sit ninth in the league.
Redbacks' Monique Kickett.