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Kings on top of the ladder after massive victory over Skywalkers

Katya MinnsBroome Advertiser
The Kings Trevor Menmuir was once again a powerhouse for his side.
Camera IconThe Kings Trevor Menmuir was once again a powerhouse for his side. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser/Broome Advertiser

The Kings maintained their winning streak at the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre in a massive victory over the Skywalkers in round six of the men’s A-grade basketball on March 22.

Despite being within reach at half-time, Skywalkers couldn’t quite catch up to the Kings who won 41-25.

Accounting for over half the team’s tally, Kings’ powerhouse Trevor Menmuir scored 24 points, making him the top scorer of the night.

The Kings Trevor Menmuir was once again a powerhouse for his side.
Camera IconThe Kings Trevor Menmuir was once again a powerhouse for his side. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser/Broome Advertiser

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The Gantheaume Pointers also excelled in round six against the Raiders, with the highest score for the round, 54-33.

Mitchell Huntley (18) was top scorer for the Pointers, while Raiders’ Brendan Thomas was the top scorer of the match with 19 points.

The Kings' Lachlan Walley.
Camera IconThe Kings' Lachlan Walley. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser/Broome Advertiser

The Tigers pushed forward and redeemed themselves from round five’s tight game, defeating Odash 47-37.

Odash’s Chris Hunter racked up 13 points as top scorer on the losing side, while a fill-in for the Tigers was top scorer of the match at 20 points.

The Kings' Lachlan Walley.
Camera IconThe Kings' Lachlan Walley. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser/Broome Advertiser

In the women’s competition, Lady Bombers once again dominated their opponents and defeated the Crystals 42-25 and Skybreakers 41-28.

At second on the ladder, the Raiders had a close-call with the Pacers only just taking the win 22-17 while the Broome Blitzers forfeited round six, automatically granting the Sharks 20 points.

In the men’s social competition, the Vipers smashed the Drifters 71-41.

And in an unusual double tie, the Spoonbills and BBC finished at 35-35 while the Broome Gators and Cobras could not be split at 46-46.

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