Eltham Wildcats 75 defeated by Keilor Thunder 77
B. Waldren 27 pts/6 rebounds, J.Canovan 16 points/8 rebounds, C. Cameron 15 pts/9 rebounds
The Senior Men not only missed the last five shots of the game but missed out on a great opportunity to win their second game of the season. The visiting Thunder rallied back in the last minute of the game behind a game winning three point shot by Chuck Long with 26 seconds remaining. Eltham were unable to convert on two shot attempts in the final seconds from Canovan & Cameron to win the game in front of a huge home crowd.
Eltham Wildcats 58 defeated by Knox Raiders 65
A. Kunek 26 pts/15 rebounds, S. Creed 12 pts/6 rebounds, L. Bontempelli 9 pts/6 rebounds
The Senior Women lost in a thriller at Eltham High on Sunday afternoon against a formidable Raider line up. Up with 11 seconds remaining the Wildcats forced the Raiders into a hurried shot over two defenders which resulted in a “banked” three point made field goal that would send the game into overtime. From there the Raiders were all class outscoring the Wildcats 9-2.
Eltham Wildcats 65 defeated Keilor Thunder 53
M. Scherf 14 pts/8 rebounds, T. Clifford 9 pts/7 rebounds, C. Yammouni 9pts/6 rebounds
A 17-6 final quarter secured the Wildcats second win of the season on Saturday night. The Wildcats were disruptive on the defensive end forcing the visitors into 22 turnovers and only 29% shooting from the field.
Eltham Wildcats 42 defeated by Geelong Supercats 68
S. Foote 11 pts/8 rebounds, K. Ferronato & K. Gray 6 pts
A massive 21-7 third quarter by the visiting Supercats blew this game apart, while the Wildcats shooting was “not good” only converting 17 out of 72 attempts from the field. The young Wildcats had great production off the bench scoring 24 points as they fought hard until the final siren.
Kristian Williams with the “and 1” on Saturday night.