Redbacks shoot up a storm
MEN’S, WOMEN’S TEAMS WIN
THE stormy weather did not stop the Perth Redbacks from scoring a victory over the Perry Lakes Hawks last Saturday.
Both the men’s and women’s teams won their matches at the Bendat Basketball Centre.
The women put on a strong overall performance to take down the Hawks, who are ranked in top four, with a 10372 point victory.
Perth had high scorers across the board with Rebecca Benson claiming 22 points, five assists and four rebounds and Ajay Jones scoring 17 points, six steals and four rebounds.
Jess Jakens managed 17 points and nine rebounds, Ash Gilmore scored six points, six assists and nine rebounds and Lori Ashworth scored nine points.
Gabby O’Sullivan made her season debut with 15 points.
The men’s side had their fourth consecutive win for the season and will soon be knocking on the door of the top eight.
Time ran out in favour of Perth with a score of 117-95.
Lewis Thomas scored 27 points and 11 rebounds with Michael Vigor grabbing 16 points and five rebounds.
Joel Wagnor was influential with 14 points, six assists and five rebounds with Jourdan DeMuynck scoring 14 points, five rebounds and four assists.
Reed McConnell scored 11 points while Ben Smith managed 20 points.
The men’s had a quick turnaround, playing the Geraldton Bucccaneers on Sunday but losing 105-110.
Ben Smith nabs a three-pointer.