Country contenders in final

Michael TraillNarrogin Observer
Narrogin’s under-18 side.
Camera IconNarrogin’s under-18 side. Credit: Narrogin Junior Basketball Association

Narrogin Basketball Association’s women’s under-18 and under-16 sides both made it to the decider of their respective division in WA Country Championships in Perth over the weekend.

In the women’s division 3 competition, Narrogin started the campaign strong, edging outBridgetown 31-21, cleaning up Eaton 42-19 in round 2 and scraping past Collie 22-20 in round three.

Narrogin looked set for a clean sweep after defeating Harvey 41-14 in round four before going down to Dongara 30-22.

In the semifinal Narrogin found redemption against Dongara, 28-17, but fell to Collie in the final 18-9.

Telisha Kickett was the division’s highest overall point scorer with 73 and also made the most three-point baskets.

Chante Kickett came in second for Narrogin 25 for the weekend.

In the under-16 division, Narrogin drew their first match against Collie 25-all, but found a win in round two against Harvey 32-20, rolled Denmark in round three, 27-9, and finished unbeaten in round five after thrashing Dongara 36-15.

Narrogin’s under-16 side.
Camera IconNarrogin’s under-16 side. Credit: Narrogin Junior Basketball Association.

Topping the ladder, Narrogin automatically proceeded to the final, but fell against Denmark, going down 25-21.

Alysha Ryder (62) and Rosie Anderson (52) dominated the score board, and placed first and second overall for the division.

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