SBL: Joondalup Wolves’ in first final against Willetton Tigers

Rob Huntington has been in strong form ahead of the finals. Picture: Michael Farnell, sportsimagery.com.au
Rob Huntington has been in strong form ahead of the finals. Picture: Michael Farnell, sportsimagery.com.au

IT’S business time in the Joondalup Wolves’ quest for grand final redemption as their finals campaign kicks off against Willetton in the State Basketball League.

The Wolves, who face the Tigers at home on Saturday, have beaten Willetton on both occasions they’ve met in 2018 and the visitors have lost their last two games to end the regular season.

Joondalup easily accounted for Mandurah 94-70 away last Saturday to finish in second spot with a 21-5 record. Top-placed Geraldton ended with a 23-3 return.

Jalen Billups top scored against Mandurah with 25 points.

Rob Huntington hit 20 points and led rebounding with seven boards.

The Lady Wolfpack was unable to end the season with a victory, losing to the Magic 72-46 and finishing second last on a 5-17 record.

Amy Kidner led scoring (13 points) and rebounds (eight).