Kelvin Hotel XMen sounded a warning to the rest of the A-Grade Men's top four with a thumping performance on Tuesday night to hand out a 127-73 thumping of Southland Boys High School. Boys High jumped out to an early lead and held a 25-19 advantage after the first quarter but from there XMen took over, running away with the contest to the tune of 108-48 over the remaining three quarters. Tyler Hawke went off to finish with the highest tally of the night with 46 and was ably a
The top two teams in Women's A-Grade suffered losses on Tuesday night, opening the competition right up with three rounds remaining. The Kelvin Hotel came from ten points down at halftime to close out winners over James Hargest by 62-52. Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit led the way for the Rogues finishing with 24 points with Bonnie Watt's 14 and Abby Humm's 10 also playing vital hands down the stretch. The short-handed James Hargest, whose five players were forced to play all 40 m
Women’s basketball in Southland took another large step forward today with the naming of the Southland Storm women’s team to contest Basketball New Zealand’s Women’s D-League in Auckland next month. The ten-strong squad includes a solid local mix of young talent and experienced campaigners for the four-day event at Eventfinda Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore from 17 to 20 August. Basketball Southland General Manager Jill Bolger is delighted to finally be able to put Southlan
The James Hargest First V women's team made a statement in Gore in Week Six of the Southland A Grade Basketball competition, draining 13 three-pointers on its way to an impressive 93-80 victory over Eastern Dev. Maddie Tinnock led the way for Hargest finishing with 29 points, including 16 in the first quarter and was ably supported by four of her team mates, Holly Cunliffe, Laura Jackson, Kiana Collett and Sophie Hika who all scored in double figures in a strong team effort.