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Mettlers upset the Bulls by four points in Harvey Basketball Association women’s comp

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Carly LadenHarvey-Waroona Reporter
There was plenty of action on the Harvey basketball courts during Round 11 of the  Harvey Basketball Association’s 2022/23 Summer Competition last Tuesday.
Camera IconThere was plenty of action on the Harvey basketball courts during Round 11 of the Harvey Basketball Association’s 2022/23 Summer Competition last Tuesday. Credit: RegionalHUB

From close matches to dominant performances, there was plenty of action on the Harvey basketball courts.

Round 11 of the Harvey Basketball Association’s 2022/23 Summer Competition took place last Tuesday, with teams competing at the Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre.

In the men’s competition, the Blazers, who had been dominating the competition throughout the season, recorded a massive 10th consecutive win, defeating the Bulls 59-41.

While the Bulls showed plenty of heart, including a solid 12-point haul from Chase Reeves, Frank Pergoliti and Max Rognetta combined to help the Blazers on their way to an 18-point victory.

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The combination of the Cowboys’ Jake Chapman (18 points) and Tarkyn Brown (16 points) proved too strong for the Mavericks, with the Cowboys winning 47-38, while Kaizen Elite defeated the Suns 66-47.

Round 12 will see the Cowboys take on the Blazers, Kaizen Elite will square off against the Bulls, and the Jumars will go up against the Suns.

In the women’s competition, it was a round of close matches with both contests ultimately being decided by a margin of five points or less.

The Mettlers pulled off an upset victory over the Bulls in a top of the table clash, handing the Bulls their first loss of the season.

While Taneika Handley dominated on the scoreboard for the Bulls with 21 points, the Mettlers managed to edge out the Bulls 41-37 in an exciting finish.

Elsewhere, Djinda held off LBH 35-30.

Round 12 will see the Bulls look to bounce back against Djinda, while the Fillies will go head to head against LBH.

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