Big V Round 8 Recap

A rough week on court for our Big V teams has seen some tough and tight games, check out how our teams went below.

JAYCO DIVISION 1 MEN

Two close games has seen our Men lose back to back for the first time this season. After starting the season 7-1 a 5 and 4 point loss to Bellarine and Bulleen see our men slip to 7-3. Still sitting 2nd on the ladder only behind the undefeated Keysborough, our men will look to regroup for next weeks clash with Camberwell.

Saturday nights game against Bellarine came down to the wire as some tough shots did not fall our way ultimately leading a disappointing loss. Michael Rebula led the way with 22 and 5 while Lewis Beks chipped in 14 of his own. For Bellarine Jason Reardon’s 20/10/4 was too much for the Rays to handle.

Sunday saw an all too similar result with shots not falling how the Stingrays would of hoped. a tough game going down 75-79 with a tough 2nd Quarter deficit too much to claw back. Michael Rebula once against led the way with 17/5/4 with Lewis Beks and Marko Vekic each contributing 10 of their own. For Bulleen Zoot Sanders-Vaughn led his team to a win with 16 points.

JAYCO DIVISION 2 WOMEN

A disappointing 4th quarter has seen our women fall to Coburg by 9 points Saturday night. A 24-12 final term saw our women have victory snatched out of their hands as a scoring lull allowed for a Coburg comeback. For the Rays Abby Loughhead led the way with 17 and 9 while Shayna Poto poured in 13 of her own. For Coburg Siobhan Mac Aodha was just too strong, a game high 23 points to go with 6 rebounds and 6 assists gave Coburg the winning edge.

The Women now look to next weekends match-up where they will take on RMIT at home before hitting the road to Mornington to take on the breakers on Sunday.

RAY WHITE YOUTH LEAGUE 1 MEN

A tough third quarter has seen our Geelong United Men go down to a skilled Hume City team. a 32-22 3rd quarter set up a comeback that was just too much for our men to come back from. For Geelong Hamish Goodier once again stuffed the stat sheet with 35 points and 16 rebounds to go with 6 assists. He was backed up by Jay Posterino who put up 28 and 9 rebounds of his own. For Hume a 32 and 15 game from Sam O’Toole was too much for our Men to handle.

The team will now look to next week where they will take on the Camberwell Dragons in Camberwell.

RAY WHITE YOUTH LEAGUE 1 WOMEN

A well drilled Casey side was just too good for our youth Women who were defeated 72-42 Sunday afternoon.

A tough shooting night for our women saw us drop the ball against Casey who were able to pull away in the second quarter and never look back. For United Chloe Skinner had 6 and 13 while Alannah Northam chipped in 7 and 9 of her own. For Casey balanced scoring attack was led by Kim Shankland and Alannah Gillespie who both had 14 points.

Our Women will now look to next weekend where they take on Camberwell at LSP.