Bellmac, the unbeaten leaders of Dubbo junior basketball’s top division, continued their path to the finals with a big 63-28 win over Bullfrogs.
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Caitlin Colliver continued on from the great form she showed at State level but could not compete with a Bellmac partnership that has developed between Mitch Ipkendanz and Liam Morrow.

A huge second half by Clowns saw them finish all over Tbirds 63-35.

Despite valiant defensive efforts by Luke Griffiths and Adam Winterbottom, the depth of experience in the Clowns was too much, with Izak Tanner and Elliot Goard finding the basket from all over the court.

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The Dubbo Junior Basketball Association conducts beginners games for juniors aged primarily between five and 11 years each Saturday morning at Sports World.

Dubbo Rams head coach Scott Sinclair ran the first rookies clinic for the year and had some great ideas to get more kids playing and enjoying basketball in Dubbo.

If you want your children involved in a fun and friendly sport, bring them along this weekend between 9am and 10am, only $4 per child.

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Junior basketball returned to Sports World after the holiday break with a full round of games. As the final series of the summer competition starts on March 4 each week’s results now play a crucial part in the teams’ final positions within each division.

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Division 5 favourites Kingz continued their winning run with a huge 44-4 win against the Unknowns.

Jake Hall single-handedly scored half his team’s total with a big 22 points. Under the guidance of coach Butch Ryan, Kingz truly showed why they are grand final favourites with skill and stamina beyond their years.

The other game was a lot closer with Snaps getting the points in a 20-14 victory over the Little Devils.

Jess Bonney led the way for the Snaps with a great game in attack and defence.

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Division 4’s Joblink Jokers started the year with their first win of the season. After graduating from last year’s Orana Academy, Gilgandra’s Shay Nayden has always been keen to join the Dubbo competition.

On Friday she joined Shane Riley, Alex Floyd and Brady May for a gutsy 43-32 win over Rebels.

Rabbitohs continued their unbeaten run with a huge 50-8 win over Carpet Choice Crocs. Joe English had a great night, netting 26 points and Matt Towers was busy in defence.

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In Division 3 competition leaders Beaurepaires took on third-placed Red Titans. Having been beaten twice by Titans in earlier rounds, the boys from Beaurepaires were determined to turn the tables and claim the points 48-21.

They started the first quarter strongly and after building a huge lead at the first change didn’t look back.

Playing a great team game, all members of the Beaurepaires side deserve a mention for the way they played.

Champions scored a huge 61-16 over Stevo’s Strikers.

For many of the Champions team this is their first season of basketball and under the guidance of experienced coach Wayne Chatfield they will be hard to beat come finals time.

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Division 2 saw a close tussle between Yum Yum Bar Angels and Bright Sparkes. Both sides suffered from missed chances.

Glen Turner played well for Bright Sparkes, using his height to great advantage in defence.

At half-time the result could have gone either way but the winning combination of Lizzie Toomey and Nikita Chatfield made the difference as Angels went on to win 28-25.

The shooting accuracy of PJ Gardiner helped Tavern Cruisers beat a depleted Readymix side 35-24. Natalie Morrow and Amy Munday tried hard for the beaten side.

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