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Round 3 Basketball Report and Presentation Night Details

1st V

1st V

Presentation Night – Save the Date

When: Friday, 18 March 2022

Where: College Gym and Braidwood

Time: 6pm-8:30pm

Award winners will be contacted directly in Week 7. Tickets are $20 (plus booking fee), and include a seated buffet dinner, a non-alcoholic drink, and dessert.

Along with the end-of-season awards, the night will feature two-point and three-point shooting competitions, with prizes for the winners.

Awards will be presented to Senior School students only, however, all players and their families are welcome to attend, including Junior School families.

How Do I Make A Booking For Basketball Presentation Night?

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Basketball Match News From Our Two Intrepid Student Reporters

1sts

The 1sts experienced a back and forth game against Trinity on Friday night, with the Trinity players and Old Boys boisterous all game. After blocking out the crowd noise, the 1sts took a narrow lead early in the game, and held onto to a 2-4 point lead for the majority of the first half, until Trinity made a run at the end of the half, which resulted in Waverley being down by 5 at half time.

Waverley came out strong in the 2nd half, full of energy and bringing the intensity, however Trinity’s intensity and energy also rose due to Waverley’s clear intent. Trinity were able to hold onto this lead for most of 3rd and 4th quarter, until a few quick 3s and fastbreak layups for Trinity and missed shots from Waverley, saw them close the game out and win by 15.

The final score was 83-68, with Marko Rangan contributing 20 points, Tom Gleeson 15 and Sergej Jakovljevic 8.

2nd V

2nd V Before the Game

2nds

The 2nds had a tough-fought game as well on Friday night, that started with multiple 3s being made by Solomon Tuqiri and James Jones. After back and forth 1st and 2nd halves, Trinity took the lead late, and after plenty of missed free throws by Waverley, the 2nds were unable to close the game out late.

The final score was 36-30, with Solomon Tuqiri, Ashar Te Rata and Dakota Fanning standing out on the night.

Juniors – 7As, 8As, 9As, 10As

Two of the Junior As teams got on the board with a win this past weekend over Trinity.

The 7As got up 45-34, led by Hayden McAusland, Dominic Dametto and Duke Thomas.

The 8As also mounted a victory, 38-26, with standout players including Jonte Garvey, Xavier Koster and Nico Palacio.

The 9As had a 13 point loss, 33-46, and despite this, great games were played by Hugo Perks, Renato Rovacchi and Ricky Meyrick.

The 10As were also unable to get the job done, going down 31-44, with solid games from Caelum Brook, Jock Edwards and Aren Yaghoubian.

Other Victorious Teams

Other teams that were victorious included: 8th V (39-30), 10B (45-21), 10C (37-30), 10D (35-23), 10E (33-28), 10F (43-21), 9B (45-26), 9C (34-33), 8C (23-20), 8G (32-12), 7B (30-16), 7D (34-12), 7E (44-16), and 7G (35-22), with the 7Cs (31-all) and 7Hs (28-all) experiencing exciting draws in their games.

Good luck to all teams as they take on Barker this weekend.

 

By Student Reporters

Tom Gleeson (Captain of Basketball)

Hugo Roles (Captain of 1st V)

 

Mr Anthony Gibbs

Convenor of Basketball

E: agibbs@waverley.nsw.edu.au