Senior Championship Weekly Wrap
A busy weekend with all 4 teams at home! We were able to honour some of players with Milestones for 2018.
Eagles 85 def. Warrandyte Venom 47
A dominating 2nd quarter led to an outstanding win by the VYCW, leading by 17 at half time. The Eagles didn’t stop there, putting the Venom to the sword in the 4th quarter also. Amelia smith had a great game with 27 points, 10 rebound and 4 steals. The team continued to roll as they have their sights set on a finals birth!
Eagles 95 def. Kilsyth Cobras 86
The VYCM were able to knock off the Cobras, grinding out a win on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles dominated the inside, led by Liam Killey who had 27 points and 12 rebounds! The team had 4 players get to double figure scoring and had 24 assists as a group. Diamond Valley led by as much as 17 points in the 3rd quarter, but never felt comfortable against the reigning champs!
Eagles 80 def. Nunawading Spectres 65
The Eagles were able to knock off the 2nd placed Spectres and win their 4th game in a row, pushing them up to 6th place on the ladder. The twin towers, Ezi Magbegor and Lauren Scherf, combined for 38 points and 24 rebounds, dominating the inside throughout the game. 26 assists was a telling stat for the Eagles, as they shared the ball unselfishly with crisp movement!
Eagles 82 def. by Nunawading Spectres 91
The Eagles made a late fight back in the 4th quarter, but couldn’t get close enough to championship contenders, Nunawading Spectres! Joel Spear had his best game for the season, pouring in 28 points on 72 FG%! The Spectres did their damage in the 2nd quarter, up by 16 at the half. The Eagles tried to claw back but came up short in a gallant effort!
We were able to acknowledge some outstanding achievements over the weekend for some of our senior Eagles. Congratulations to the following players on their milestones:
Meg Crupi 100 Senior DV games Dylan Dunstan 100 Senior DV games
Lauren Scherf 100 SEABL games Lukas Kafritsas 50 Senior DV games
Abbey Wehrung 100 SEABL games Mark Girolami 50 Senior DV games
Steph Gorman 50 SEABL games Darcy Harding 100 SEABL games
Ezi Magbegor 50 SEABL games Dyson King-Hawea 50 SEABL games
Maddie Rocci 50 SEABL games
We were also able to acknowledge our SEABL development group on Saturday night who have been working on their game in our program since late last year. The club was also able to see off Ben Fisher and Jack Fleming who are both involved in the U16 Men’s Victoria Metro side, heading to Queensland later this week for the Australian Junior Championships!
SEABL Women v Hobart Chargers, 6pm @ DVSFC
SEABL Men v Hobart Chargers, 8pm @ DVSFC
SEABL Women v Frankston, 6:30pm @ Frankston Basketball Stadium
SEABL Men v Frankston, 8:30pm @ Frankston Basketball Stadium
VYCW v Melbourne Tigers, 5:30pm @ Oakleigh Rec Centre
VYCM v Melbourne Tigers, 7:30pm @ Oakleigh Rec Centre