Loss to Redbacks on the road
THE Perth Redbacks fell to the Geraldton Buccaneers on Saturday in a high-scoring game on the road.
The 117-113 result at Active West Stadium sees the team from the Mid-West overtake the Redbacks on the ladder, as the Buccaneers climb to third.
Shawn Redhage played well, scoring 40 points and bringing down 12 rebounds, while Ben Smith scored 29 points.
For the Buccaneers, Dwayne Benjamin scored 42 points and had 16 rebounds.
The Redbacks men’s and women’s teams will play the South West Slammers at Belmont Oasis on Friday before taking on the Lakeside Lightning on Saturday.
Perth will be well represented during the SBL All-Star games, with Redhage named in the starting five and Nik Lackovic coaching the side.
In the women’s game, Perth’s Emilee Harmon has been named starting centre.