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Wolfpack and Raiders can’t be split in Week 14 of Manjimup basketball

Daniel HockingManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Wolfpack's Aaron Pedlar defends Raiders' Colby Beebe.
Camera IconWolfpack's Aaron Pedlar defends Raiders' Colby Beebe. Credit: Daniel Hocking

The Raiders and the Wolfpack ended their intense neck-and-neck match in a tie, thanks to a last-second shot, in Week 14 of the Manjimup basketball competition.

The two teams were ready to rumble, with both determined to claim a victory.

The Raiders made a strong start with James Millar, Tyler Beebe and Bailey Scott all scoring quickly.

The Wolfpack were able to get ahead of the Raiders, due to an aggressive offensive strategy, leading to scoring by Jamie Smedhurst, Frank Cousens, Mitchell Ipsen, Aaron Pedlar, Christian DeHaan, and John McGinty.

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By the end of the first half, the Wolfpack led 26-13.

In the second half the Raiders made a comeback and stole the lead with James Millar, Colby Beebe, Bailey Scott, and Tyler Beebe all scoring.

However, the Wolfpack didn’t make it easy for the Raiders either, with John McGinty, Christian Dehaan and Mitchell Ipsen all scoring in an attempt to catch up and retake the lead.

After a neck-and-neck battle, a last-second score from McGinty tied the game 39-39.

In the men’s A-grade competition, the Barracudas defeated Purple Cobras 44-23 and Hawks A toppled the Dingoes 41-16.

In the men’s B-grade competition, Hawks B won over the Dribblers 30-29, the Yabbies rolled Tropics 31-17 and the Giants defeated the Redbacks 28-24.

In the women’s A-grade competition, the Slam Drunks beat the Aces 34-32, Comets Red toppled the Pink Ladies 35-22, and the Mystics were victorious against Senators Yellow 38-34.

In the women’s B-grade competition, Magpies Orange defeated the Saints 29-23, Comets U19 toppled the Bush Chooks 38-24, the Diamonds conquered Magpies Light Blue 43-34, and Senators Blue won against Aus Stars 20-18.

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