Original title: Ballarat girls claim division one spoils
Ballarat Rush’s division one girls team has won its way through to the national championships after a flawless display at the Basketball Victoria Country Under-14 Championships at the weekend.
Rush won all of their games – including the grand final against Bendigo – to take out the competition.
Ballarat Miners qualified for the division one boys league, but bowed out at the quarter final stage.
The three-day carnival was held in Ballarat, with more than 60 teams from across regional Victoria taking part.
Division one girls: Ballarat 29 d Bendigo 24. Division two girls: Bellarine 38 d Swan Hill 22. Division three girls: Mildura 39 d Warrnambool 23. Division four girls: Horsham 28 d Hamilton 20. Division one boys: Geelong 37 d Bendigo 32. Division two boys: Mildura 41 d Korumburra 26. Division three boys: Shepparton 42 d Hamilton 38. Division four boys: Moe 40 d Sale 29.