Big V Round 4 Recap

After a bye round for all of our teams thanks to Easter, all four of our Big V teams hit the road in an all away round. A mix of results saw some great wins and some tough losses. Check out how each team went below!

JAYCO DIVISON 1 MEN

A big win at Collingwood has seen our men take their 4th win in a row as they push toward taking top spot on the ladder. a high scoring affair saw a controlled game in which the rays never gave up the lead and ultimately came away with the 9 point win. A team effort on the scoreboard saw Cohen Blythe lead the way with 27 points, he was backed up by Michael Rebula who had 22 while Max Kos contributed 14 off the bench. For the All-Stars it was import Manny Hendrix who lit it up with 40 points, Alexander Cocco supported with 18 of his own.

The Men will travel to Melbourne Uni next Saturday in what will hopefully be a big win against the struggling Black Angels to make 5 on the trot.

JAYCO DIVISON 2 WOMEN

A frustrating game for our Division 2 women has seen them go down to RMIT 82-50. A tough night with three of our girls fouling out ultimately saw the Redbacks take the win. For the Rays Belinda Catalano and Abby Loughhead steadied the ship with 16/5 and 15/11 respectively, while for RMIT Samantha Labros dropped a game high 26.

The Women head to Leisure Sports Precinct this week in a home clash against the North East Bushrangers.

RAY WHITE YOUTH LEAGUE 1 MEN

A second half push by Collingwood has seen our youth boys fall by 15, 68-83. A 9 point first quarter lead wasn’t enough to carry momentum through as the boys struggled to defend the hot hand Collingwood All-Stars. For GU, Hamish Goodier and Jack Moran each had 15 while Olivier Northam backed them up with 13/8 of his own. While for the All-Stars Jake Afoa’s 18 and 13 combined with 15 from Cameron Ross was just too much for the boys to handle.

The boys look for their first win at LSP this Saturday against Wyndham.

RAY WHITE YOUTH LEAGUE 1 WOMEN

A thrilling finish against Bulleen has seen our girls take home their first win of the season by just a single point! Alannah Northam drained 2 free throws with 12 seconds to go and grabbed the defensive rebound to take the win straight out of Bulleens hands. Alice Irving had a big game registering 20 and 14 while Alannah Northam gave the team 15 and 11 of her own. For Bulleen Lily Carmody led the way with 19 and 7.

The girls look to keep the momentum going into their home game at LSP this Saturday against the McKinnon Cougars.