Top of the table Tigers primed for finals action

The Willetton Tigers will have home court advantage for games two and three, after finishing minor premiers.

The Slammers dropped from fifth place to eighth, which ensured the two teams would play each other in the quarter finals.

The Tigers will travel to Eaton next week for game one, which is likely to be played Saturday night with a 6pm tip-off.

The Tigers will host game two the following week, and game three if required. The tentative fixtures of these games is 7.30pm Friday, July 9, for game two and 7.30pm Saturday, July 10, but it might be a 6pm tip-off.

At the weekend, the Tigers defeated the 2012 champions 62-46 keeping the Slammers to only 14 points in the second half.

With 18 points and 18 rebounds, New Zealand national Lisa Wallbutton was outstanding for the Tigers. Fellow New Zealander Antonia Edmondson was equally good with 17 points, four assists and four rebounds.

Long-time captain Melissa Marsh was a strong contributor with 13 points and seven rebounds.

This was a team effort with strong contributions from the remainder of the team.

The Willetton Tigers men were defeated by the Slammers 107-96 which means the team finished in ninth position, two games out of the final eight.