U16 Nationals - Perth Day 7

CLASSIFICATION FINAL: U16 Women Game 3 – SA Country vs VIC Country

Both Victoria Country & South Australia Country were looking to win this game in an effort to improve their final standings.

It was SA Country that struck first as they raced away to an 8 point lead in the first quarter thanks mainly to some good shooting with 64.3% from the field, including 2 of 3 from long range.  Continuing this feat in the second period, SA was able to stretch their lead to 21 points as they headed to a 50-29 half time score line.

 SA outscored a now shell-shocked Victoria thanks to their pressure defence and efficient offence. Down by 29 at the last turn, VIC Country staged a mini 6 point break in an effort to jolt a possible comeback. But SA’s accuracy (lead by Olivia Thompson – 29 points @ 83.3%) proved too much for the VIC team as they walked out 33 point victors.

 Final Score:  90 SA Country 90 def Victoria Country  57

 Leading Scorers:

SA Country – Olivia Thompson 29; Alex Wilson 13; Steph Talbot 10

VIC Country – K Sartori 14; E Fitch 8; S Townrow 8

CLASSIFICATION FINAL: U16 Men Game 4 – QLD South vs SA Country

The scores were 24-21 to QLD at the end of the first quarter. Queensland’s defence stepped up its pressure through the second quarter, forcing SA into turnovers and allowing QLD to regain the lead by 3 points.

 The second half remained a tight tussle as there was only 1 in it at the end of the third period. However, a Queensland run in the final period saw them run out 8 point winners.  Dylan Rawson for SA Country continued his great form for the tournament with another 29 points. 

Final Score:  QLD South 80 def. SA Country 71

 Leading Scorers:

QLD South – G Scheibner 19; S Turner 15; B Tarca 12

SA Country – Dylan Rawson 29; Chad Wingard 19; Cameron Kennedy 10

 

 




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