Young Tigers battle at Swan Hill tournament

By Brayden May

ROCHESTER'S junior basketball teams endured a tough time at the Swan Hill Basketball Tournament held last month, winning just one game each.

The under 14 girls division two, under 16 boys division two and under 18 girls division one represented the Tigers at the weekend long event against teams from across the state.

Under 14 girls division two

The Tigers were able to win just a single game across the two days of competition, a 16-point victory over Mildura.

Matisse Martin was a consistent danger on offence, scoring a total of 32 points throughout the tournament to lead the way for the team.

Under 16 boys division two

Their one big win was well worth the wait as the Tigers stormed to a massive 35-point win against Deniliquin.

Zack Wileman (25 points), Charlie Palmer (24 points) and Harrison Foster (22 points) were all consistent performers across the weekend.

Under 18 girls division one

It was also a tough weekend for the oldest Tigers, as their only win come against Deniliquin - an 11-point margin.

Tegan Williams finished as the weekend's top scorer with 29.