Geraldton junior basketball season heats up with tough competition, big numbers aiming for Country Week squads

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Toby Ertzen guards Kaiden Thorne in the under 12s. Pic: Colin Sherman
Camera IconToby Ertzen guards Kaiden Thorne in the under 12s. Pic: Colin Sherman Credit: Colin Sherman/Supplied

The junior basketball season continued to heat up in Geraldton last weekend.

Dongara beat Stateside in the under-18 boys division one on Friday, 28-25, while the Pumas beat the Olympians 55-44. In the girls under-18 top division, the Hawks beat Stateside 23-18, the Olympians beat Pumas Green, 34-19, and Chapman Valley Maroon beat Chapman Valley Gold, 31-11. Association president Peter Brown said there were huge numbers of players showing up for junior Country Week try-outs.

The Olympians’ Ethan Campbell and the Trades’ Brazon Roberts skills were on show on Saturday in the under-12 boys’. In other games, Toby Ertzen and Kaiden Thorne showed they were at the top of their game as the Pumas beat the Olympians in the under-12s, 32-27.

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