Titles claimed at Icehouse

UNDER 12 GIRLS DIVISION 1 WINNERS: Team manager Kate Schubert (back left), coach Matthew Faulkner, Ruby Hackwill (middle left), Tilly Schubert, Lola Ferguson, Livvi Faulkner, Lottie Matthews (front left), Prudence, Johnson, Indiana Coghlan.

THE Millicent and District Basketball Club entered 15 teams in the annual Mount Gambier junior basketball tournament over the weekend, with varying degrees of success.

Games were played at Reidy Park primary school, Tenison Woods, MacDonald Park primary school and the Icehouse stadium.

Millicent entered 15 teams.

The Under 16 boys Division 1 side enjoyed a strong tournament, with wins against Naracoorte, Mount Gambier, Bordertown and Murray Bridge in the round matches, before claiming the title against the home club with a 51-35 result in a tough defensive contest.

Top point scorers for the weekend were Will Wimshurst and Kobe Gibson.

The Under 12 girls Division 1 were also undefeated for the weekend, with wins against Mount Gambier, Bordertown and Naracoorte in the round games.

They went on to beat Mount Gambier in the semi-final, before a 21-7 win over Bordertown in the grand final.

Top scorers for the weekend Indi Coghlan, Livvi Faulkner and Tilly Schubert.

The Under 23 boys finished runners-up after another strong weekend.

The side was undefeated in the round games, with a tight 37-35 victory over Mount Gambier.

The two sides met again in the grand final but Mount Gambier turned the tables to claim the win 53-37.

Top scorer for the weekend was Austin Fuller.

The Under 18 boys Division 1 side finished runners-up, after two wins and a loss in the round games.

A strong Mount Gambier roster defeated the Magic in the round clash 55-37 and Millicent was unable to reverse that result in the grand final, going down 51-47 in a tight contest.

The Under 18 girls Division 1 competition was a combined draw with cross over to Division 2.

the Magic girls struggled, with losses to Keith and Naracoorte, before a heart-breaking one-point defeat at the hands of Murray Bridge.

They went on to defeat Mount Gambier in the final round game, but succumbed to a revitalised Murray Bridge in the grand final to finish runners-up in Division 2.

Top scorers for the weekend were Portia McRae and Lillie Paul.

The Under 14 Division 1 girls also finished runners-up, undefeated until the grand final.

They faced Strathalbyn in the title match, who they had beaten by just three points in the round clash, the first time for the season.

However, in the title match the Strathalbyn girls hit their straps and claimed the win 33-19.

Top scorers for the weekend were Ashley Dean and Sabella Coghlan.

The Under 14 girls Division 2 side lost just one round game – to eventual champions Keith.

The Keith girls showed their hands early, with a 50-16 win over the Magic in the round match, before claiming the title with a 34-9 victory over Millicent.

Top scorers for the weekend were Scarlett Zalme, Amarlie Thompson and Lucy Crowe.

The remaining sides enjoyed varying levels of success across an entertaining weekend of basketball.