Round 11 Previews

Another weekend of hoops ready to bounce, who will take W’s this time out?

Championship Men
Championship Women
Division One Men
Division One Women
Division Two Men
Division Two Women
Victorian Youth Championship Men
Victorian Youth Championship Women
Youth League One Men
Youth League One Women
Youth League Two Men
Youth League Two Women


Championship Men

Top of the ladder McKinnon host second last Corio Bay on Saturday night at GESAC. The Cougars enter the game as favourites having won 12 of their 13 games this season. Eric Williams scored 31 points for the Cougars in Round 10 and could play a key role this week. Corio Bay enter the game off the back of a seven-game losing run. Last week the Stingrays suffered defeats to Werribee and Blackburn and now sit only percentage above last place.

Blackburn could climb off the bottom of the ladder with a win over Hume City. The Vikings won their second game of the season last week and now sit only percentage below Corio Bay. Jake Heath starred for the Vikings in their victory over the Stingrays with 35 points and eight rebounds. Their task will be difficult as they face the Broncos who are third and have won four of their last five games. Jordan Coleman has excelled this season, averaging 18.8 points per game. 

Chelsea will hope to end their four-game losing streak against Werribee on Saturday night. The Gulls sit seventh on the ladder and had poor results against Casey and Keilor in round 10. Werribee won their fourth game of the season last week. The Devils have won three of their last four games and enter the game as the team in better form. 

The Broncos return to the court on Sunday to host Keilor who have won their last two games. The Thunder sit fourth with an 8-5 record and are 3-3 on the road. Last week they beat Chelsea by six points, courtesy of 26 points from BJ Symons and Mike Anderson. 

Corio Bay and Chelsea will back up their Saturday matches to meet for the third time this season. The Gulls won both of their previous encounters this season by an average of 22.5 points. 

The round concludes with Hawthorn hosting Casey at the Boroondara Sports Complex. The Magic have dropped down to fifth after consecutive defeats in recent weeks. In that same period, Casey have won their last four games and have moved to second on the ladder. Brandon Polk has starred for the Cavs this season, averaging 18.9 points per game.   

McKinnon vs Corio Bay — Sat 8pm — GESAC

Blackburn vs Hume City — Sat 8pm — Mullum Mullum Stadium

Chelsea vs Werribee — Sat 8pm — Patterson River Stadium

Hume City vs Keilor — Sun 2pm — Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium

Corio Bay vs Chelsea — Sun 2pm — Geelong Basketball Netball Centre

Hawthorn vs Casey — Sun 3pm — Boroondara Sports Complex


Championship Women

Sunbury and Keilor open the round at Boardman Stadium in a blockbuster 2nd v 3rd clash. The Jets are absolutely flying, riding a six-game win streak, coming off 73 and 53-point wins in their last two weeks. The Thunder have only dropped two games for the season themselves and will be no walkover. 

McKinnon meet Warrnambool at GESAC with the latter still looking to earn their first win of the season. The Cougars have been inconsistent in 2019 and are strangely yet to win a game at home this season. The Mermaids have dropped 10 on the trot. 

Whittlesea host Casey at Mill Park Basketball Stadium in a clash between two sides looking to really catapult their campaigns. The Pacers are sitting eighth on the table at 2-7, while the Cavs are just one spot above them at 4-5. Casey have dropped five in a row. 

Werribee meet Southern Peninsula at Eagle Stadium to continue the Saturday night fixture. The Devils are the form team of the competition, sitting at the top of the standings with an 8-1 record, including seven-straight wins. The Sharks have been solid enough at 5-5 and had their recent win streak ended last week at the hands of Keilor. 

Hume City and Whittlesea clash on Sunday to open day two of the Round 11 fixture. The Broncos started the season off strong but have since trailed off a little, dropping three of their last five. The Pacers could have the tired legs coming off a Saturday game. 

Bulleen and Werribee meet at East Doncaster Secondary College to cap off the round. The Boomers desperately need a win here, with their season quickly slipping away at 2-8. It will be tough going against a red-hot Devils outfit.    

Sunbury vs Keilor — Sat 6pm — Boardman Stadium

McKinnon vs Warrnambool — Sat 6pm — GESAC

Whittlesea vs Casey — Sat 6.30pm — Mill Park Basketball Stadium

Werribee vs Southern Peninsula — Sat 7pm — Eagle Stadium

Hume City vs Whittlesea — Sun 12pm — Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium

Bulleen vs Werribee — Sun 1pm — East Doncaster Secondary College


Division One Men

Melbourne University and Shepparton face off on Saturday evening to kick off round 11’s proceedings. The Gators redeemed themselves last weekend with an imposing victory over Collingwood, while the Black Angels and their woes continue, having lost their last five matches.

An in-form Warrandyte travel to the Bellarine Sports Centre to take on the Storm on Saturday. The Venom have won four games on the bounce and will be entering Round 11 with confidence aplenty. Bellarine’s Nathan Lemke leads the competition for average rebounds, and will need to be on song if the Storm stand any chance.

Sunbury host Collingwood as the Jets’ stocks just continue to rise. The first-placed Jets have won their last six matches and will be looking to continue their dominance against the All Stars, who have lost four of their last five games.

Western Port face off against Keysborough in an exciting clash between two teams vying for a top four position. Both sides will be looking to bounce back following losses on the weekend. The Steelers’ Daryl Corletto tops the league for total assists this season with 68.

Latrobe City meet Warrnambool in Traralgon on Saturday evening. The Energy will be on a high after recording their first win of the season last round against Coburg, while the Seahawks will be looking to affirm themselves within the top half of the ladder this weekend. 

Whittlesea and Coburg will round out the Saturday night fixture in a clash between two struggling sides. The Giants will be hurting after handing Latrobe their first win of the season, while the Pacers will be optimistic, having nearly produced a massive upset against Warrandyte last round.

Collingwood and Melbourne University open up Sunday’s schedule. Manny Hendrix is sure to be a threat for the All Stars, as he currently sits fifth in the league for total match points, with 270.

Warrandyte host Western Port in this week’s game of the round. The third-place Steelers went down to Warrnambool last week and will be looking to redeem themselves against the second-place Venom, who continue to look stronger as the weeks progress.

Bulleen finish off the round on Sunday afternoon when they host Whittlesea at East Doncaster Secondary College. The Pacers will be hoping to make things difficult for the sixth-placed Boomers, who have lost their way in recent weeks with three straight losses.

Melbourne University vs Shepparton — Sat 7pm — Melbourne University Sports Centre

Bellarine vs Warrandyte — Sat 7.30pm — Bellarine Sports Centre

Sunbury vs Collingwood — Sat 8pm — Boardman Stadium

Western Port vs Keysborough — Sat 8pm — Somerville Recreation Centre

Latrobe City vs Warrnambool — Sat 8pm — Traralgon Sports Stadium

Whittlesea vs Coburg — Sat 8.30pm — Mill Park Basketball Stadium

Collingwood vs Melbourne University — Sun 1pm — Darebin Community Sports Stadium

Warrandyte vs Western Port — Sun 2pm — Warrandyte Sports Complex

Bulleen vs Whittlesea — Sun 3pm — East Doncaster Secondary College


Division One Women

Camberwell will face Chelsea on Saturday afternoon. The Dragons lost last week against Bellarine, giving them a record of eight wins and five losses out of their first 13 games of the season. The Gulls were also losers last round, falling to Craigieburn 85-74. Chelsea has only won four of its twelve games this season. 

Bellarine will host Warrandyte on Saturday evening. The Storm currently sit third on the competition table, after beating Camberwell 71-79 last round. On the other hand, Warrandyte have only won three games this season and are last on the ladder. They will be looking to improve their record this weekend.

Mildura and Western Port will meet in another Saturday evening clash. The Heat are the benchmark of the competition, as they sit on top of the ladder after 13 games, having only lost three games so far this season. Meanwhile the Steelers have lost more games than they have won, losing seven out of 13.

Latrobe City play Craigieburn in the last Saturday game of the round. The Energy come into this game on the back of a victory against the Steelers last week, however they sit second last on the table.  The Eagles sit fifth on the ladder, after winning both their games last week against the Steelers and the Gulls.

Chelsea face Bellarine at Patterson River Stadium on Sunday. The Gulls currently sit seventh on the competition table, after losing for the eighth time this season against the Eagles. The Storm have a good record this season, after winning eight games and losing five. 

Hawthorn host Latrobe City in the final game of the round. The Magic sit second on the ladder at this stage of the season, having won nine games and lost four. Hawthorn lost to Bellarine last round, however they also defeated top of the table Mildura the day after. The Energy will want to turn their fortunes around with a win here.  

Camberwell vs Chelsea — Sat 4pm — Balwyn High School

Bellarine vs Warrandyte — Sat 5.30pm — Bellarine Sports Centre

Mildura vs Western Port — Sat 6pm — Toyota Hothouse

Latrobe City vs Craigieburn — Sat 6pm — Traralgon Sports Stadium

Chelsea vs Bellarine — Sun 12pm — Patterson River Stadium

Hawthorn vs Latrobe City — Sun 1pm — Boroondara Sports Complex


Division Two Men

Camberwell host North East to open the round at Balwyn High School on Saturday night. The Dragons have been one of the most consistent teams this season, sitting second in the standings at 11-2, riding three-straight wins. The Bushrangers are all the way down in ninth but have won their last two. 

Pakenham and RMIT go head-to-head at Cardinia Life with both sides looking to earn their third-straight win. The Warriors are sitting pretty in third place, while the Redbacks are down in 10th fighting to keep their season alive. 

Melton and Craigieburn clash at Melton Indoor Sports Recreation Centre in a 7th v 5th battle. The Thoroughbreds got off to a good start in 2019 but have dropped three in a row. The Eagles have lost their last two and are just 2-4 on the road this season. 

Wallan and Southern Peninsula face off at RB Robson Stadium to continue the Saturday night fixture. The Panthers had their four-game winning streak ended last week by the Bushrangers and have only lost one game at home this season. The Sharks have been one of the best teams in the competition and have won their last two. 

Mildura host Maccabi to close out the Saturday night fixture in a 1st v 12th clash. You wouldn’t expect the Heat to have any problems here, but after starting the season 12-0 have since dropped two in a row in a single weekend. 

RMIT come in for their second clash of the round, hosting Altona at the RMIT Sports Centre on Sunday. The Gators have struggled recently, dropping four in a row and are just 2-5 on the road this season. 

Craigieburn and Camberwell both return from Saturday clashes to face off at Craigieburn Sports Stadium. With both sides currently sitting in the top five, this promises to be an exciting contest. 

Mornington and Wallan continue the Sunday fixture at Mornington Basketball Stadium. The Breakers have the fresh legs here and get home court advantage, so could be a chance to improve on their 2-12 start to 2019. The Panthers are 2-5 on the road this season. 

Southern Peninsula and Sherbrooke cap off round 11 at Hillview Stadium. The Suns are sitting sixth on the ladder and have won three of their last five. 

Camberwell vs North East — Sat 6pm — Balwyn High School

Pakenham vs RMIT — Sat 8pm — Cardinia Life

Melton vs Craigieburn — Sat 8pm — Melton Indoor Recreation Centre

Wallan vs Southern Peninsula — Sat 8pm — RB Robson Stadium

Mildura vs Maccabi — Sat 8pm — Toyota Hothouse

RMIT vs Altona — Sun 12pm — RMIT Sports Centre

Craigieburn vs Camberwell — Sun 2pm — Craigieburn Sports Stadium

Mornington vs Wallan — Sun 2pm — Mornington Basketball Stadium

Southern Peninsula vs Sherbrooke — Sun 3pm — Hillview Stadium


Division Two Women

Pakenham and Sherbrooke kickstart Round 11 with a hugely anticipated matchup between two top sides. The Warriors suffered a shock loss to Mornington last weekend and will be looking to bounce back against the third-placed Suns, who disposed of Coburg with ease in Round 10.

Melton take on Blackburn in an exciting mid-table clash with huge repercussions for both sides. The Thoroughbreds will be hoping to leapfrog the Vikings into the top four with a win on Saturday, with Blackburn in danger of losing their second consecutive game.

Wallan host Melbourne University at RB Robson Stadium on Saturday evening. The Black Angels are the in-form side of the competition, recording six straight wins and looking to continue their efforts against the Panthers, who have had an inconsistent season thus far. Amelia Smith will be one to watch for the Black Angels, currently ranking third in the competition for points with 197.

Coburg meet the North East Bushrangers in what is likely to be a lop-sided clash. The Bushrangers have lost their last 10 matches but will be hoping to be competitive against the Giants, who were convincingly beaten by Sherbrooke last round. 

Mornington host Collingwood to cap off the fixture for Round 11. Both clubs are toiling away near the bottom of the ladder, but will both be looking to produce the goods. Mornington have won their last two matches and only remain one win outside of the four in what has been a very competitive season to date.

Pakenham vs Sherbrooke — Sat 6pm — Cardinia Life

Melton vs Blackburn — Sat 6pm — Melton Indoor Recreation Centre

Wallan vs Melbourne University — Sat 6pm — RB Robson Stadium

Coburg vs North East — Sat 6.30pm — Coburg Basketball Stadium

Mornington vs Collingwood — Sat 8.30pm — Mornington Basketball Stadium


Victorian Youth Championship Men

Blackburn host the Sabres on Saturday. The Vikings lost last week to the Magic and the Wildcats, leaving them seventh in their division. The Sabres were beaten last week by the Spectres, in their 14thloss for the season.

Nunawading will play Knox on Saturday in Nunawading. The Spectres currently sit fourth in their division, after winning nine games and losing five. Knox are in second place in their division after only losing four games.

Hawthorn will face McKinnon on Saturday evening. The Magic were victorious in both of their encounters last week, beating Blackburn by 22 and Sherbrooke by 35. The Cougars sit sixth in their division after beating Bulleen.

Kilsyth and Diamond Valley will meet on Saturday. The Cobras have lost three games, with the Eagles losing five.

Ringwood host Melbourne at The Rings this weekend. The Hawks have won 12 games this season, including two wins last week against Keilor and Waverley. Melbourne have won eight games, to sit third in their division.

Sherbrooke face Bulleen on Saturday at 8pm. The Suns sit rock bottom in their division with the Boomers sixth. 

Waverley and Dandenong meet on Saturday. The Falcons lost both games last round, while the Rangers didn’t. 

Melbourne play Bulleen in the first Sunday game of the round. The Tigers have lost five games this year and will hope they won’t add to that tally against Bulleen. The Boomers currently sit sixth in their division.

Dandenong face Sherbrooke on Sunday. The Rangers were victorious last week, whilst the Suns lost by 35.

Diamond Valley host Waverley on Sunday afternoon at 2pm. The Eagles lost last round as did the Falcons.

Knox play Ringwood on Sunday at 2pm. Knox and Ringwood both sit second in their divisions.

Eltham face Kilsyth this weekend. The Wildcats are first in their division, whilst the Cobras are third.

McKinnon host Keilor in the last game of the round. Both sides will be looking to improve their record with a win.

Blackburn vs Southern — Sat 6pm — Mullum Mullum Stadium

Nunawading vs Knox — Sat 6.30pm — Nunawading Basketball Stadium

Hawthorn vs McKinnon — Sat 7.30pm — Boroondara Sports Complex

Kilsyth vs Diamond Valley — Sat 7.30pm — Kilsyth Sports Centre

Ringwood vs Melbourne — Sat 8pm — The Rings

Sherbrooke vs Bulleen — Sat 8pm — Belgrave Heights Christian School

Waverley vs Dandenong — Sat 8.30pm — Waverley Basketball Centre

Melbourne vs Bulleen — Sun 11am — MSAC

Dandenong vs Sherbrooke — Sun 2pm — Dandenong Basketball Stadium

Diamond Valley vs Waverley — Sun 2pm — Diamond Valley Sports & Fitness Centre

Knox vs Ringwood — Sun 2pm — State Basketball Centre

Eltham vs Kilsyth — Sun 2.30pm — Eltham High School

McKinnon vs Keilor — Sun 3pm — GESAC


Victorian Youth Championship Women

Bendigo and Dandenong kick off the weekend at the Bendigo Stadium on Saturday. The Braves sit second in the Terrill conference and have won four of their last five games. Dandenong continued their rise up the Watson conference with a win over Diamond Valley. The win was their seventh in a row and closed the gap to the top three. The Rangers will also come up against Kilsyth on Sunday, who sit third on the Watson ladder with 10 wins for the season. Grace Moxey has led the way for the Cobras by averaging 11.4 points per game this season. 

With only three wins for the season, Hawthorn will have a tough task against Southern on the weekend. The Magic have won one of their last five games and are currently on a three-game losing streak. Southern have won nine games for the campaign and sit third in the Terrill conference. Last week, Emma Crees dropped 27 points in the Sabres’ 41-point win over Ballarat. They will then travel to Diamond Valley on Sunday to face the Eagles who ended a four-game losing streak in round 10.

Kilsyth enter their game against Ballarat in good form, having won four of their last five games. The Cobras have also won five of their seven games at home this season, most recently beating Nunawading by six points. Ballarat have lost their last eight games and sit second last in the Terrill conference. They will then host Hume City on Sunday at the Mars Minerdome. 

Hume City will want to end their two-game losing streak against Sunbury. The Broncos had tight defeats against Waverley and Nunawading last week and now sit sixth in the Watson conference. Three wins in their last four games have helped Sunbury climb off the bottom of the Watson conference. Emily Achter starred for the Jets with 22 points against Knox last week. 

Ringwood come up against Nunawading and Knox on the weekend. The Hawks sit equal top of the Watson conference, despite losing three of their last five games. Nunawading sit above the Spectres courtesy of a superior points total. The Spectres average 73 points per game and will pose a threat for the Hawks. 

Melbourne lost their fourth game of the season last week but still emain atop the Terrill conference. They will face Altona who have lost their last two games but remain fourth in the Terrill conference. Altona will then face Bulleen on Sunday who notched up their first win of the season against Ballarat last weekend. 

Waverley have worked their way back into the season by winning four of their last five games. They will look to continue their good form when they host Knox.

Bendigo vs Dandenong — Sat 12pm — Bendigo Stadium

Hawthorn vs Southern — Sat 5.30pm — Boroondara Sports Complex

Kilysth vs Ballarat — Sat 5.30pm — Kilsyth Sports Centre

Hume City vs Sunbury — Sat 6pm — Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium

Ringwood vs Nunawading — Sat 6pm — The Rings

Melbourne vs Altona — Sat 6pm — MSAC

Waverley vs Knox — Sat 6.30pm — Waverley Basketball Centre

Diamond Valley vs Southern — Sun 12pm — Diamond Valley Sports & Fitness Centre

Ballarat vs Hume City — Sun 12pm — Mars Minerdome

Dandenong vs Kilsyth — Sun 12pm — Dandenong Basketball Stadium

Knox vs Ringwood — Sun 12pm — State Basketball Centre

Altona vs Bulleen — Sun 1pm — Altona Sports Centre


Youth League One Men

Bendigo start Round 11 on Saturday afternoon when they host Sunbury at Bendigo Stadium. The Braves will be hoping to notch up their third straight win and pile pressure on the top four, while the Jets will be hoping to produce an upset and record their fourth win of the season.

Frankston face off against Camberwell in an exciting mid-table clash. The Dragons have found themselves in a form slump in recent weeks, and will need to respond against a Blues outfit that have won four of their last five matches.

In another game with two evenly-matched sides, Hume City will meet Werribee at the Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium. The Devils and Broncos have both been lacklustre this season, and their inconsistent form sees them both toiling away at the bottom end of the table. Christopher Alai has been a strongpoint for the Broncos so far this season, ranking third in rebounds with 149.

Casey have a mammoth task on their hands when they host Ballarat on Saturday night. The third-placed Cavaliers have been inconsistent in recent times, losing three of their last five matches. They will be hoping to rediscover their form against an undefeated Miners outfit, who have been near perfect so far this season.

The Cavaliers will then play again on Sunday as they travel to the Warrandyte Sports Complex to face the Venom. While the Ballarat matchup may be a daunting task, the Warrandyte clash may be quite a contrast, with the Venom currently sitting at the bottom of the ladder. Casey will be hopeful of a win to establish themselves within the top four.

Ballarat face off against Frankston as the Blues try their best to produce an upset. Frankston has been in strong form in recent times, but will be hoping to redeem themselves following their 18-point loss to Corio Bay last weekend.

Altona and Geelong will cross paths on Sunday in an extremely enticing top-four clash. Geelong’s Wang Nyieth is currently second in the league for points (250), and will need to be firing if the Supercats are to prevail against an imposing Gators outfit.

Werribee and Bendigo close out Round 11 when they clash at Eagle Stadium. The Braves simply must win if they want to keep their top-four hopes alive, while the Devils would be confident of putting up a fight in an exciting Sunday clash. 

Bendigo vs Sunbury — Sat 2pm — Bendigo Stadium

Frankston vs Camberwell — Sat 7.30pm — Frankston Basketball Stadium

Hume City vs Werribee — Sat 8pm — Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium

Casey vs Ballarat — Sat 8pm — Casey Stadium

Warrandyte vs Casey — Sun 12pm — Warrandyte Sports Complex

Ballarat vs Frankston — Sun 2pm — Mars Minerdome

Altona vs Geelong — Sun 3pm — Altona Sports Centre

Werribee vs Bendigo — Sun 3pm — Eagle Stadium


Youth League One Women

Casey and Corio Bay open up the round at Casey Stadium in a 1st v 9th clash, which is also the only Saturday game of the round. The Cavaliers are running hot, riding a seven-game win streak to sit on top of the ladder. Meanwhile, the Stingrays have suffered nine-straight losses and have not won on the road this season. 

Corio Bay and Craigieburn go head-to-head at Geelong Basketball Netball Centre. Corio Bay return home after their trip to Casey, coming up against an Eagles side that has won two of their last five to sit 4-7 on the season. 

Eltham and Geelong face off at Eltham High School in a 7th v 5th clash as both sides look to launch their seasons. The Wildcats have won just one of their last five, while Geelong are yet to record a win on the road in 2019. 

McKinnon and Camberwell meet at GESAC in what looks to be a one-sided affair on paper. The Cougars are sitting 1-9 having dropped their last nine games. The Dragons are sitting pretty in third place at 9-3 but did go down to the league-leading Casey last week. 

Keilor and Warrandyte close out the round at Keilor Basketball Stadium in a 2nd v 4th clash. After starting the season on fire, the Thunder have since slowed down slightly, dropping two of their last four games. The Venom are 3-1 in their last four and with an 8-2 record overall. 

Casey vs Corio Bay — Sat 6pm — Casey Stadium

Corio Bay vs Craigieburn — Sun 12pm — Geelong Basketball Netball Centre

Eltham vs Geelong — Sun 12.30pm — Eltham High School

McKinnon vs Camberwell — Sun 1pm — GESAC

Keilor vs Warrandyte — Sun 2pm — Keilor Basketball Stadium


Youth League Two Men

Melton play Coburg on Saturday at 4pm. The Thoroughbreds were victorious last week against the Cougars, defeating them by 30 points. Melton sit fourth on the ladder, after completing their first eleven games of the season. The Giants sit seventh on the ladder, with a record of six wins and seven losses.

Chelsea face Keysborough at Patterson River Stadium on the weekend. The Gulls beat Collingwood by three points last week, to put them third on the competition ladder. The Cougars have only won three games this season and sit tenth on the table. 

Western Port meet Pakenham on Saturday evening. The Steelers sit second last after winning only one game so far this season. They have lost nine games, including a six-point loss to Coburg last round. Pakenham won both of their games last week, against Mornington and Whittlesea. They sit on top of the table after the first 10 rounds.

Mornington host Collingwood at home on Saturday. The Breakers have lost more games than they have won this year, starting the season with five wins and seven losses. The All Stars lost to Chelsea last week – by three points –  but they have won eight games this season and sit in fifth position on the ladder.

Craigieburn play Chelsea in the first Sunday game of the round. The Eagles have won their last 10 games of the season, leaving them with a record of eleven wins and one loss so far. The Eagles beat Coburg by 19 points last week. On the other hand, the Gulls have won nine games this season and will be looking for another one against Craigieburn. 

Collingwood face Wallan on Sunday at the Darebin Community Sports Stadium. The All Stars have only lost four games this season and will fancy themselves against Wallan. The Panthers are yet to win a game this season, losing all 13 games they have played in. They sit last on the competition table. 

Whittlesea meet Maccabi in the last game of the round. The Pacers have lost nine games this season and have only won four. They were defeated by Pakenham last week by 33 points. Maccabi have a mixed record, winning six games and losing six games. They were victorious last week and sit in sixth position on the competition table. 

Melton vs Coburg — Sat 4pm — Melton Indoor Recreation Centre

Chelsea vs Keysborough — Sat 6pm — Patterson River Stadium

Western Port vs Pakenham — Sat 6pm — Somerville Recreation Centre

Mornington vs Collingwood — Sat 6.30pm — Mornington Basketball Stadium

Craigieburn vs Chelsea — Sun 12pm — Craigieburn Sports Stadium

Collingwood vs Wallan — Sun 3pm — Darebin Community Sports Stadium

Whittlesea vs Maccabi — Sun 3pm — Mill Park Basketball Stadium


Youth League Two Women

Western Port can make it three wins in a row when they take on Pakenham. The Steelers have had strong wins over Coburg and Mornington is recent weeks to climb off the bottom of the ladder. Pakenham sit one win above the Steelers in ninth place. They however enter the game off the back of three defeats in a row and have had only one away win for the season. 

Frankston took their winning streak to eight games in Round 10 with a 73-point win over Mornington. The Blues have the division’s best offence, averaging 84 points per game. They will face Collingwood who sit sixth on the ladder with a 6-5 record. The All Stars will want to avenge their 30-point loss to Chelsea in Round 10, which was their third defeat in last five games. 

Second-placed Sherbrooke take on last-placed Coburg on Saturday night. The Suns have the division’s best defence and have won four of their last five games. Coburg have lost their last 10 games and have the division’s worst defence. Last week the Giants lost to Western Port and Werribee by a total of 67 points. 

Mornington will want to end their two-game losing streak against Chelsea. The Breakers have lost four of their last five games to sit eighth on the ladder. Their one win in the past month came against Coburg and in that game Molly Turner and Julia Drake had over 20 points. Chelsea won’t be easy beats as they sit third on the table with four wins in their last five games. Chelsea have a good record on the road, winning four of their five games. 

Werribee will extend their winning streak to five games with a win over Blackburn. Only one of those wins came against a team above them on the ladder. Blackburn sit seven on the ladder after suffering two defeats in a row. The Vikings struggle on offence and have scored the fewest points of any team in the division. 

The round concludes when Whittlesea host Sherbrooke at the Mill Park Basketball Stadium. The Pacers have won four of their last five games and sit fourth on the ladder, two games behind the top three. Hailey Wynd has led the way for the Pacers this season, averaging 19.2 points per game. Sherbrooke sit second on the ladder, with a 9-1 record. The Suns have the division’s best defence, conceding an average of just 52.9 points per game. 

Western Port vs Pakenham — Sat 4pm — Somerville Recreation Centre

Frankston vs Collingwood — Sat 5.30pm — Frankston Basketball Stadium

Sherbrooke vs Coburg — Sat 6pm — Belgrave Heights Christian School

Mornington vs Chelsea — Sun 12pm — Mornington Basketball Stadium

Werribee vs Blackburn — Sun 1pm — Eagle Stadium

Whittlesea vs Sherbrooke — Sun 1pm — Mill Park Basketball Stadium


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