With Grand Finals in Riverland Basketball already underway today at the Loxton Lutheran School Stadium officials have released details of the Preliminary Finals.
As reported previously in Division One Men armera defeated Waikerie 42-25. For the much improved Barmera side Danny Millard scored 15 points and Kaiden Coats 9 while for Waikerie Consistent Mitch White led the way with 12 and Luke Exton scored 6.
In Division One Women a sensational game from Mica Liu with 22 points even pushed Hannah Lehmann into the background (8) as minor premier Waikerie fought back to defeat Loxton 43-34. For Loxton Jackie Dahlitz had a terrific battle with Hannah and managed 13 points while Ellie Thomas scored 7.
In Division Two Men Allstars (D McCullough 15, M Hutchinson 5 defeated Barmera (N Morrow 5, S Sullivan 4) 43-15 and in Division Two Women Loxton (Z Doecke 11, J Jachmann 8) 36 defeated Allstars (D Stasinowsky 8, L Trower 5) 25.
Division Three Men went to Supercats (B Butson 20, W Lehmann 14) over Barmera (R Ramos 10, E Ramos 7) 46-31 and Women to Blazers (R Gregoric 14, N Hall 7) from Renmark (N Pitman 11. J Monaghan 6) 35-27.
In Under 18 Boys Berri won 47-42 against Renmark, Under 16 Boys Loxton against Berri 57-30, Under 14 Division One Loxton over Renmark 50-31 , in Under 14 Division Two Loxton from fourth place defeated Renmark 29-25 and in Under 12 Loxton beat Barmera 29-21.
Under 18 Girls saw Barmera win a thriller against Supercats 22-21, Under 16 Division One Loxton 49 beat Berri 12, Under 14 Renmark 28 defeated Loxton 25 and Under 12 Barmera won 32-31 in another cliffhanger against Renmark.