It only took until round two for evidence to emerge that a highly competitive 2014/15 basketball is well and truly on the cards.
In Division One Men last Thursday night Loxton won a quality game against Barmera 32-30. Adam Proud with 14 points and che Lange,8, led the scoring for Loxton while for Barmera it was Kaiden Coats with 8 and Dillon Millard 6.
Renmark defeated Berri in another competitive clash 43-32. For Renmark the Warnock brothers Cameron with 10 points and Josh,9, who dominated the scoring while Darren Marner with 13 points was again brilliant and L Hayes contributed 8.
In Division Two Men Allstars defeated Renmark 55-27, Loxton beat Supercats 33-24 and Waikerie defeated Berri in a thrilling finish 26-25 and in Division Three it was Barmera 25-22 over Supercats and Berri 40-14 over Loxton.
In Division One Women Loxton with 15 points from Jackie Dahlitz and 13 from J Miller defeated Barmera (Annabel O`Dea 11, K Kregar 4) 56-19 and Renmark (Jo Haynes 6, A Perry 6) won another thrilling contest over Berri (Lauren Hill 11, Tegan Moldovan 6) 30-29.
In Division Two Women Loxton 35 won over Allstars 28 and Waikerie 34 over Lakers 26 and In Division Three Blazers defeated Loxton 30-14, Renmark defeated Barmera 34-25 and Waikerie 22 beat Supercats 16.
In junior matches Renmark defeated Barmera 42-32 and Loxton defeated Berri 33-23 in Under 18 Boys and in Under 16 Boys Loxton won 49-26 from Berri and Steamers 33-22 from Supercats.
Under 14 Boys Division One results included Berri 63-17 over Barmera and in Division Two Loxton and Berri drew 16 all and Waikerie won 25-20 from Renmark.
Barmera defeated Supercats 40-23, Berri defeated Loxton 51-21 and Renmark beat Waikerie 18-13 in Under 12 Boys.
In Under 18 Girls Berri justed edged out Loxton 19-18, Renmark defeated Barmera 42-26 and Supercats defeated Waikerie 47-27.
There was an excellent result in Under 16 Girls Division One when Berri won its first game in two years and at the same time gave Apryl Krollig her first win as coach. After losing by 70 points a week earlier Berri 35 defeated Renmark 30.In Division Two Loxton 39 beat Blazers 29 and Waikerie defeated Berri 42-14.
In Under 14 Girls Loxton won 31-11 over Barmera and Renmark 31-19 over Berri and in Under 12 Loxton defeated Berri 43-13 and Renmark won 34-28 against Barmera.