Four teams represent Albany Basketball Association at Basketball WA State Championships
Albany Basketball Association had four teams compete during the first week of the Basketball WA State Championships in Perth at the weekend.
An under-13 team competed in divisions two and three, while Albany was also represented by two teams in division two and three of the under-15 competition.
Albany finished third in their pool of six teams in the under-15 division two competition, winning three of their five games.
They started their championship with a 27-34 loss to Cockburn Cougars White before bouncing back against Willeton Tigers 2, 37-19, and then finished day one with a comfortable 56-27 victory over Perth Redbacks.
They suffered a narrow defeat to Rockingham Flames 1 early on the second day, 26-24, before finishing on a successful note against Lakeside Lightning White, 51-27, to notch their third win.
Albany suffered a first-up loss in the under-15 division three competition, going down to Perth Redbacks 1, 33-18, before winning against Mandurah Magic 2, 29-21, but did not win another game from there on.
They finished with a 24-70 loss to Bunbury 2, were beaten 24-48 by East Perth Eagles 1, and then fell short against Warwick Senators 1, 4-69.
In the under-13 division two competition, Albany finished last in their pool of seven teams after not winning a game.
In their first contest they went down to Willetton Tigers, 31-37, before going down to Cockburn Cougars 2, 23-19, and then were defeated 32-58 by Lakeside Lightning White.
On the second day Albany were defeated 11-43 by Perth Redbacks and then suffered a 28-35 loss to Warwick Senators.
Albany finished the under-13 division three competition in sixth position of their pool of seven, winning one of their five matches.
Lakeside Lightning White defeated them 39-34 in their first game before going down to Perry Lakes Hawks White, 17-28, followed by a 17-36 loss to Australind to end the first day.
However, they dominated Rockingham Flames 2 to emerge comfortable 40-10 winners but finished with a 13-41 defeat to East Perth Eagles 1.
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