The Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners are excited to announce Zachery Dunmore will return for the 2020 NBL1 South season.

Dunmore hails from Ararat where he played his juniors for the Ararat Redbacks before moving to Ballarat to continue developing his Basketball. In 2018 Dunmore received the senior program encouragement award as the Basketball Ballarat Award’s before earning a spot in the inaugural NBL1 roster for the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners in 2019.

Dunmore said he was super excited to be playing for the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners this season.

“It’s a privilege to be able to play for such a great organisation and the fans that come along each week to support us. The league is definitely growing and I’m glad to be a part of it I can’t wait to see what the season holds for us.” Dunmore said.

Ballarat will play for the first time at the new Ballarat Sports Events Centre and Dunmore was looking forward to that opportunity.

“I’m definitely looking forward to playing in the new stadium and in front of all the Ballarat fans this upcoming season. The community has been great for the time that I have been in Ballarat and is a big reason why I love playing here. Along with all the great coaches that I’ve been coached by and teammates that I have played with so far, can’t wait to get started with this season.” Dunmore ended with.

Elite Teams Manager Glenn White was thrilled to have Zac return for the 2020 season.

“Zac is a perfect example of someone who is willing to put in the hard work and being rewarded with a second season with the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners” White said.

“Coming from Western Victoria as part of our talent pathway zone we hope this is another example for aspiring boys or girls that anything is possible if you have the right attitude and commitment.”  White ended with.

Ryan McKew Assistant Coach of the Hotondo Homes Ballarat Miners and Head Coach of the Ballarat Miners Youth joined in at the announcement.

“Not only is Zac one of our hardest worker in the program, he also cares for our community and helping young regional athletes like himself reach their goals” McKew said.

Dunmore has still not ruled out pursuing College opportunities in America so will be a registered player for the 2020 NBL1 Season.

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