Fiery game ahead for the Wolves

Ainsleigh Sanders in action in game one against Rockingham.|Picture: pandasnap.com.au
Ainsleigh Sanders in action in game one against Rockingham.|Picture: pandasnap.com.au

The side is just one win away from its first grand final berth since 1997, after dousing the Rockingham Flames by 14 points in game one of the best-of-three semi final series at Joondalup Basketball Stadium last Saturday.

They now endure one of the toughest road trips in the competition when they make a lengthy drive south to Mike Barnett Sports Complex for game two on Friday night.

A Flames crowd of some of the SBL’s most vocal supporters will be baying for the Wolves’ torching.

The Rockingham fans’ ruckus was felt at Joondalup Basketball Stadium last Saturday, but this weekend they’ll be in greater number on their home turf.

Wanneroo coach Vlad Alava admitted a win in Rockingham would be a challenge, but trusted his players’ ability to stick to their game plan.

A Friday loss would mean Wanneroo returns to Rockingham on Saturday for the decider.

‘I’ll be looking to improve another 10 to 15 per cent from our effort last Saturday night,’ Alava said.

‘They always work hard, I’ve got a team of veterans’