Tigers claw to 3-point win

By Ian Beeck | posted on October 31, 2019

RAILWAYS snuck home by three points in a thriller against Knights on Tuesday night in round three of the Albany Basketball’s Association Men’s A-League.

Luke Mcguire hit a three-pointer from downtown for Knights with 31 seconds left to give them hope but time ran down with Railways finishing ahead 49-46.

For the victors, Henrick Alforque finished with 13 points, eight from the free throw line, Kyle Smith scored 10 points and Kalin Lane nine.

Mcguire tallied 13 points including two three-pointers and was assisted by Henry Alforque who hit 11 points.

Raiders U18 Boys bounced back from a heavy 33-point defeat last week to record a 43-30 win over Blazers who are yet to win a game.

Liam Murdock and David Arthur were threats throughout the game both finishing with 10 points.

For Blazers, Jeffery Fitzpatrick also scored 10 points while the gifted Stuart Myers finished with six points.

In the final game, Tigers won their first game of the year beating Ambassadors 37-27.

Bodhi Holmes was dominant with 11 points while Tim Button and Corey Hill chipped in with eight apiece.

Ryan Barber with 11 and Caleb Carman with seven points made up the bulk of the Ambassadors score.

In the Women’s A Grade, Panthers continued their unbeaten streak defeating Valkyries 43-36 in a high-quality game.

Panthers had an even mix of scorers led by Ella Scamozzi with 11 and Sheridan Kowald with 10.

Indianna Weeden continued her rich vein of form nailing three three-pointers to lead all scorers with 12 points and Tayeesha Weeden had 10 points.

Kinjarling Storm consolidated second spot with a 35-21 victory over Raiders U18 Girls who remain winless.

Jade Dimer had a blinder nailing 19 points and Narelle Humphries was also on target finishing with 11.