Basketballers win selection
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.