SBL: Joondalup back to winning ways


Joondalup faces Perry Lakes in SBL action on Saturday.
Joondalup faces Perry Lakes in SBL action on Saturday.

The Lady Wolfpackwhich was left to sweat on their loss to Rockingham for two weeks because of a bye, easily defeated Perth 68-47 on Friday in Joondalup.

The second-ranked men followed with a big 116-78 victory over the Redbacks after losing to Geraldton the week prior.

They defending champions accrued the majority of the substantial margin in a rollicking final quarter, hitting 34 points to the visitors’ 10.

Joondalup import Bobby Evans returned season-best figures to lead the game in scoring and rebounds with 23 points and 12 boards.

In the women’s game,Perth had hit just 29 points to Joondalup’s 53 heading into the final quarter, all but guaranteeing a Wolves win.

The hosts’ WNBL recruit Klara Wischer delivered strongly with a 10-point and 10-rebound double-double.