Bas­ket­ballers win se­lec­tion

The Weekly Advertiser Horsham - - Sport -

Sev­eral ju­nior Wim­mera bas­ket­ballers are pre­par­ing to com­pete at a higher level af­ter win­ning se­lec­tion for South­ern Cross Chal­lenge and Aus­tralian Coun­try Ju­nior Bas­ket­ball Cup squads.

Three Hor­sham Am­a­teur Bas­ket­ball As­so­ci­a­tion play­ers will head to Al­bury for the 2019 Aus­tralian Coun­try Ju­nior Bas­ket­ball Cup.

Brodie Pope is in the un­der-16 boys squad, with Sam Breuer and Austin Mcken­zie to com­pete in the un­der-18 boys team. Teams will con­test the cup from Jan­uary 14 to 19.

Hor­sham’s Hugh Dougherty has made the cut for an un­der-14 boys South­ern Cross Chal­lenge squad.

Ararat Bas­ket­ball As­so­ci­a­tion’s Fletcher Berger and Hor­sham’s Joel Frei­jah have been named emer­gen­cies for the un­der-15 boys divi­sion.

The 2019 South­ern Cross Chal­lenge will be at the State Bas­ket­ball Cen­tre at Wan­tirna South, Mel­bourne, from Jan­uary 18 to 21.

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