Big V Broncos Round 8 Results
Champ Men defeated Blackburn
A dominant display from the Champ Men as they revenged their Round 2 loss against Blackburn with a massive 36 point win.
The match was essentially over at half-time with the Broncos leading by 38 points, and got up to a 50 point lead at one stage in the third quarter.
4 players had 20+ point games (Shayan Mahboobi, Jake Martin, Joel Rimes and Pete Puondak), shooting over 50% from the field and had 17 steals.
The Men now have a 4-4 record, coming up against Hawthorn this Saturday night.
Joel Rimes: 23 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists.
Shayan Mahboobi: 21 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists.
Champ Women defeated by Bulleen
A tough matchup against an experienced team of 3 WNBL players, the Broncos took it up to them and never gave up.
The Broncos were down by 20 in the second quarter and started to peg back the lead from there, cutting the lead to 10 points at the end of the third quarter before Bulleen’s top players took over.
The Champ Women will now take on Hawthorn in an important match-up on Saturday night.
Sophie Byrnes: 17 points, 9 rebounds
Hailey Wynd: 15 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals
Youth Women defeated Waverley and Keilor
91-42 (Waverley game)
81-60 (Keilor game)
A big weekend for the Youth Women, now with a 10-1 record.
The Youth Women defeated Waverley by a a huge 49 points (stats not available at time of writing).
Sunday against Keilor was an interesting match – the Broncos were down by 22 points in the second quarter, before a huge 50-12 second half to take a memorable win.
Top Performers (Keilor game):
Tash Overby: 25 points, 12 rebounds
Chrissy Triantafyllopoulos: 21 points, 6 rebounds
Youth Men defeated by Collingwood/ and defeated Geelong
70-84 (Collingwood game)
94-84 (Geelong game)
A few players missing due to unavailability and injury put a lot of pressure on the Youth Men up against a fast-paced Collingwood side.
Collingwood lead for the majority of the game, but the Broncos rallied to win the final quarter to lead into Sunday’s match.
It looked as if the Geelong United game was going to be a real close one, with a 1 point lead to United at the first break. The Broncos then played some great basketball to lead by 7 points at the half and the pushed it out to a 17 point lead heading into the final quarter.
Geelong tried to rally in the final quarter but it was too late with the Broncos taking an important win after a couple of losses.
Top Performers (Collingwood game):
Sam O’Toole: 17 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals
Dylan Wijayanayake: 11 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals
Sam O’Toole: 34 points, 15 rebounds
Elijah Saifaleupolu: 21 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists.
Round 9 Games:
Saturday 15th May:
Champ Men vs Hawthorn, 6pm @ Home
Champ Women vs Hawthorn, 8pm @ Home
Youth Women @ Nunawading, 5.30pm
Sunday 16th May:
Youth Women vs Kilsyth, 1pm @ Home
Youth Men vs Altona, 3pm @ Home