The tough run continues for the Melton Thoroughbreds in the Big V men’s division 2 competition on Saturday night. The Thoroughbreds hit the road to travel up to face the Mildura Heat and were on the back foot early. The Thoroughbreds trailed by six points at quarter time, before levelling the scores at the half. The Heat blew the game open in the third quarter and went on to win, 92-81. Liam Allison top scored with 27 points.
Caroline Springs George Cross made it four wins a row on Friday night, beating the Essendon Royals in the National Premier League 3 competition. Otman Benhaddou scored for the Georgies in the second half to give the side a 1-0 win, after the scores were locked at 0-0. The Georgies are now up to fourth on the ladder.
Melton had a good day out in the Hockey Victoria Vic league 3 men’s competition on Saturday. The Mustangs claimed a 5-1 win against the Melbourne Razorbacks. The win was the Mustangs third of the season with the side in fourth spot. In the women’s Vic league 2, the Mustangs had a tough day against La Trobe University, losing 5-0. Melton sits in sixth sport with three wins.
Melton had it two in a row in the Ballarat Netball League on Saturday. After getting their first win of the season, the Bloods accounted for East Point, 51-44. Darley continued its winning run, beating Lake Wendouree 53-46, while Melton South fell just short against Ballarat, losing 39-37. Bacchus Marsh’s tough run continued with a 100-11 loss to the Sunbury Lions, with the Cobras remaining win less.