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Tigers remain undefeated after round three of Broome basketball

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The Tigers' Nathaniel Matsumoto.
Camera IconThe Tigers' Nathaniel Matsumoto. Credit: Cain Andrews/Broome Advertiser/Broome Advertiser

The Tigers remain undefeated after the third round of the Broome Basketball Association’s term one competition, winning by a huge margin under the lights of the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre’s basketball courts on February 28.

In the men’s A grade showdown, the Peninsula Bombers asserted their dominance over the Jets, clinching a hard-fought 51-43 win.

Despite the loss, the Jets’ Aaron Sampi emerged as the top scorer of the match with an impressive 15 points while William Bernard led the charge for the Bombers with 14 points, securing their position in third place on the ladder with the Jets trailing just behind in fourth.

Meanwhile, the Tigers left no room for doubt as they smashed the Raiders 89-54.

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Lattrell Matthews of the Tigers was top scorer with 25 points, propelling the Tigers to the top of the ladder, while the Raiders found themselves in second-last spot in fifth.

In another gripping match-up, the Gantheaume Pointers narrowly edged the Drifterz 47-44.

Taj Pirrottina led the charge for the Pointers with 20 points, securing their place in second on the ladder, while the Drifterz languished at the bottom.

In the women’s competition, the Tigers emerged victorious against the Slammers, 34-28.

Despite the loss, the Slammers’ Elainah Coffin was the top scorer of the match on 14 points while Katelyn Parriman led the charge for the Tigers with 12 points, placing them in third position with the Slammers trailing at the bottom.

Elsewhere, the Sky Breakers triumphed over the Drifters 40-24, with Azeeliah Isaac shining bright as the top scorer with 13 points.

The Sky Breakers secured the fourth spot on the ladder, while the Drifters settled in fifth.

In the men’s social competition, the Bumblebees defeated MUA 33-28.

Led by Nestor Jordan’s 14-point performance, the Bumblebees secured second place on the ladder, while MUA settled in third.

The Wolves howled with victory against Broome Best Cleaning Services, 58 to 56, with Clinton Benjamin leading the pack with an impressive 32 points, placing them in fourth position.

The Misfits maintained their dominance as they defeated the Cobras 52-41, with Michael Haji-Ali leading the charge with 19 points, securing their position at the top of the ladder, while the Cobras occupied sixth place.

In a thrilling clash, the Tigers roared past the Broome Gators 61-53, despite Daniel Aspey’s valiant effort of 28 points for the Gators.

Pascal King led the Tigers’ charge with 25 points, placing them in fifth position, while the Gators settled in seventh on the ladder.

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