Women’s B-grade basketball suffers numerous forfeits as round 13 wraps up

Ben LoughranManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Shammara Marketis carries the ball forward for the Senators.
Camera IconShammara Marketis carries the ball forward for the Senators. Credit: Ben Loughran

It was unlucky round 13 for several teams across the Manjimup Amateur Basketball Association as multiple forfeits took place leading up to the finals series.

In the men’s A-grade division the Cobras match against the Hawks A squad was cancelled after the Hawks failed to field a team for the game.

Meanwhile the Barracudas bounced back from their loss last week to comfortably beat the Wolfpack by 11 points, 50-39.

In the women’s A competition the Comets and the Vipers played out a one-sided affair as the former thrashed their opposition by 17 points.

While the Pink Ladies and the Aces drew 52 apiece.

In the men’s A-reserve line up, the Raiders managed to hold off the Hawks B team for a memorable win 41-38.

Elsewhere the Giants also celebrated a narrow victory over the Dingoes, 38-35.

The women’s A-reserve competition contained numerous entertaining matches as the Slam Dunks overcame the Diamonds to win 26-20.

The Mystics easily pushed past the Magpies Orange squad by 18 points to win 28-10 while the Senators Maroon/Yellow team enjoyed a 22-point win over the Saints, 52-30.

In the men’s B-grade the Warriors had easily the biggest winning margin of the round over the Yabbies after destroying them by 42 points, 79-37.

Meanwhile the Spoonbills defeated a depleted Imperials squad 45-31.

The women’s B-grade suffered the worst with the forfeits after both the Panthers game against the Aus Stars purple team was called off in favour of the Panthers.

The Senators Blue/Green match against the Magpies Blue squad both was also forfeited in favour of the Senators.

However, the Aus Stars green did play and beat their opponents, the Bush Chooks, in a close tie 27-24.

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