Narrogin bounces back from big test

Michael TraillNarrogin Observer
Narrogin’s under-13 division 3 team.
Camera IconNarrogin’s under-13 division 3 team. Credit: Pictures: NJBA, NJBA.

Four sides from the Narrogin Junior Basketball Association travelled to Perth last weekend for the final week of the WA Country Championships.

Narrogin topped the boys’ under-13 division 2 pool A ladder, but fell short against Manjimup in the grand final, 31-22.

Max Skerritt finished 10th overall for the division’s highest point scorers, with 42 points from five matches, closely followed by Maurice Ugle in 11th with 37.

In the under-13 boys’ division 3, Narrogin claimed three victories for the weekend, including one against Wheatbelt rivals Northam, 25-19.

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Narrogin’s under-13 division 2 team.
Camera IconNarrogin’s under-13 division 2 team.

They also secured wins against Pinjarra, 27-18, and Australind, 19-10.

Maurice Riley placed third in the points tally for the division with 44.

Neither of Narrogin’s under-15 sides recorded a win in their pool campaigns.

In the second division, Narrogin did manage to thrash Esperance 53-27 in the ranking’s semifinal.

Narrogin’s under-15 division 2 team.
Camera IconNarrogin’s under-15 division 2 team.

Tommy Ramshaw was the division’s ninth highest score with 38 points, edging out Leon Abraham in 10th with 37.

Mason Riley finished fifth overall for the under-15 division 3 competition, with 52 points.

Narrogin’s under-15 division 3 team.
Camera IconNarrogin’s under-15 division 3 team.

In the third division, Narrogin fell just short of Mandurah, 38-32, in their ranking’s semifinal.

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