ECHUCA Men have picked up their first win of the CBL season with a 15 point win over Myrtleford.
CBL – ROUND 7 REVIEW
The Myrtleford women comfortably won their matchup with the Lady Pirates on the back of 64 points from the trio of Grace McKerral, Rebecca Piazza and Paige Zamperoni.
Shepparton and Wangaratta played two very close games with the Wangaratta Lady Warriors winning the womens match by 8 points with Rachel Jeffery (25 points) outgunning Rhianna Barton (23 points) and the Shepparton Gators winning the mens match by 4 points, needing a 25 point outburst from Dylan Wayman to get the win.
Churchill kept Korumburra winless with a stellar scoring effort from Jordan Canovan scoring 40 of the Blue Devils 87 points. Traralgon also kept Bairnsdale from the winners column with Frazar Brouns doing the damage with 29 points.
Moe and Warragul split their match ups with the Moe Meteors winning the womens match 70 to 55 with Shanara Notman top scoring with 18 points in a losing effort. Warragul men comfortably won their matchup with Moe with a 29 point margin. Ambu Uliando was the top scorer in the match with 21.
Millicent had mixed fortunes on their road trip as the women picked up two wins against Colac and Terang while the men were defeated by 10 points against Terang and 22 points against Colac with Josh Murphy’s game high 25 point undone by the combined 46 points from Colac’s Jacob Pupavac and Lewis Varley.
Bendigo got their revenge against Horsham with the Lady Braves enjoying a 21 point win over Horsham and the Bendigo men winning by 10 points with Horsham’s Tim Pickert scoring a game high 19 points in the loss.
Kyneton picked up two wins at Castlemaine with the women winning 83 to 53 and Jess Mangan top scoring with 25 points and supported by Michelle Fletcher’s 18 points and Adele Rogers’ 13 points. The Kyneton men were able to turn around Round 2’s close loss and earn an 11 point win over the Cannons with Rhys Bottams top scoring with 18 points in a losing effort.