Mixed results send |Redbacks down ladder

Action from the Bullsbrook Saints and Forrestfield Rhinos clash in Sunday’s Hills Football Association fixture.
Action from the Bullsbrook Saints and Forrestfield Rhinos clash in Sunday’s Hills Football Association fixture.

Redbacks’ point-guard Joel Wagner was the game-high scorer with 25, along with five rebounds and four assists.

However, they were unable to secure a second win over the weekend, going down in a tight away-game to the Willetton Tigers 88-91.

The loss proved costly as the Redbacks’ men dropped from sixth to eighth place in the 14-team competition with eight wins and seven losses.

Point-guard Adam Johnson scored 18 and had three assists, while shooting-guard Jarrad Prior scored 13.

The Women’s team also split the weekend, beating the Hawks 65- 56 while losing to the Tigers 42-64.

Redbacks’ centre Marita Payne was the game-high scorer against the Hawks with 20, along with nine rebounds.

Payne was also their highest scorer in the loss to the Tigers with 14 and 10 rebounds.

Point-guard Rachel Lisch had 11 and six rebounds.

They now have five wins and six losses and are ninth in the 12-team competition.

– The Redbacks take on the Stirling Senators on Saturday in an away-game at the Warwick Leisure Centre, with the women’s game starting at 6pm and the men’s game at 8pm.

The men then play the Goldfields Giants in a home game on Sunday at noon at the WA Basketball Centre, Mt Claremont.