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December 3, 2018

The end has come to the Basketball season. All players and coaches can take a lot of pride in what they have achieved throughout the year. The Under 12 boys basketball team had a good win on Friday night as they won the premiership, defeating Minders Thunder. Great work to those boys; Cameron, Jim, Isaac, Jack and Leigh. The Under 12 Girls went down in the Grand Final to St Mary’s Black in a close match 22 – 29. Well done to those girls, under coach Susan Kimber they showed some great development this year. A fantastic effort by Sophie C, Maddison, Gabbi, Olivia, Liza and Beth. The Div 4 Mens played in the Grand Final on Wednesday night against Monivae Suns. Their opponents got out to an early lead and our GSC boys did well to chip away at it. Unfortunately the final siren came to soon, going down by 6 points in the end. Well done to those boys on a great season; Jonathan, Lachlan, Nathaniel, Jack, Jacob and Edward. A big thanks also to their coach, Dash Schultz.

The Div 2 Mens also played in the Grand Final, taking on Minders Blue. This game was a nail biter with the lead changing many times. Minders managed to get their nose in front in the last couple of minutes. Losing by 4 points. Perhaps a disappointing end to a successful season, finishing on top of the ladder, but all boys should be proud. It was a good effort by those players; Daniel Schild, Jarryd Noller, Samuel Rentsch, Josh Rentsch, Duncan Rentsch, Jack Kruger and Kairangi Hunt.

All basketball tops need to be returned as soon as possible. There are still basketball fees not paid. There will be some awkward phone calls chasing up this money. we are already looking at teams for next year. I’ll be sending emails at night time to get a gauge on those interested playing.