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BENDIGO BANK BRAVES
The Bendigo Bank Braves won 2 from 2 on the weekend to get their season back on track. Against Albury/Wodonga on the back of 5 consecutive 3-pointers from Dustin Salisbery turned the match the Braves way.
Brisbane had an 11 point lead at half time before the Braves fought back hard in the 3rd quarter to draw level. A cliff hangar last quarter saw the Braves win by 1. Zach Atkinson with 18 pts/13 rebounds and Dustin Salisbery 23 pts/8 rebounds.
Bendigo Braves 96 v Albury/Wodonga 80 Stats
Brisbane 78 v Bendigo Braves 79 Stats
v Frankston at Frankston 8.00pm 2nd August
v Hobart at Bendigo Stadium 2.00pm 3rd August
v Kilsyth at Bendigo Stadium 8.00pm 9th August
v Mt Gambier at Mt Gambier 8.00pm 15th August
BRAVES MAJOR RAFFLE
The Bendigo Braves major raffle was held with player Chris 'The Goat' Adkins taking 1st Prize.
We thank Armstrongs Trailers and Fitzy's Hardware for the donation of the $4600 first prize.
and everyone that purchased tickets.
1st $4,600 Armstrong Trailers and Fitzpatricks Home Hardware Prize - Chris Adkins
2nd $230 Samsung Galaxy Tablet - Kellie Smyth
3rd $150 Bendigo Stadium Braves Game Hospitality Package - Sandra Gillies
Heather Oliver may not be the tallest but she has packed a punch on the rebound stats recently. Olli had a great game against Albury Wodonga with 21pts/14 rebounds
CHAMPIONS IGA LADY BRAVES
The Champions IGA Lady Braves had 2 comfortable wins over the weekend to remain on top of the South Conference. On Friday night against Albury Wodonga it was Heather Oliver with 21 points/14 rebounds that led the way. Alex Bunton had an outstanding second half and game 21pts/8 rebounds while Kerryn Harrington had 17 points.
Game 2 of the weekend v Sandringham and it was an excellent team effort with 7 players scoring double figures. Alex Bunton the standout with 21 pts/12 rebounds.
Lady Braves 95 v Albury Wodonga 61 Stats
Sandringham 68 v Lady Braves 94 Stats
v Frankston at Frankston 6.00pm 2nd August
v Hobart at Bendigo Stadium 12.00pm 3rd August
v Kilsyth at Bendigo Stadium 6.00pm 9th August
INTERACT US YOUNG BRAVES
Interact Young Braves moved up to 6th place and a 9-10 season record after an
impressive win against Camberwell. It made it 5 wins a row and although out
of finals calculation the team have 8 more wins than last
Young Braves 84 v
Camberwell 74 Stats
v Altona at Altona 1.00pm 27th July
ELGAS YOUNG LADY BRAVES
The Elgas Young Lady Braves went into their
finals campaign on the back of 2 wins from a double header
Against fellow finalist Ringwood they were never in bother with
Shelby Britten 26 points and Caitlyn McLachlan 15 points/12 rebounds leading
the way. Second up against Kilsyth they fought back from 9 down at quarter time
with a 28 to 6 second quarter. Molly Greetham 21 points/7 rebounds was a
major factor in the turnaround.
Young Lady Braves 72 v Ringwood 55
Kilsyth 52 v Young Lady Braves 70
Young Lady Braves v Sandringham at Bendigo Stadium 1.00pm 27th July
Dustin Salibery with 27 points against Albury Wodonga in just 25 minutes. Backed up the next night with 23 points against Brisbane. Shot at 64% from the field for the weekend.
Lachie Urwin had 16 points against Camberwell
Shelby Britten with 26 points against Ringwood had her best game of the season.
AT 1PM SUNDAY 27TH JULY THE ELGAS YOUNG LADY BRAVES PLAY THEIR FIRST FINAL.
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