Hobart 92 - - - 68 North West Tasmania
After a very tough game against Kilsyth last week, the guys played a great game resulting in victory against the Thunder. Player Craig Moller said "We always knew we were going to improve with a bit more chemistry", referring to the very limited amount of training the team had together before Game 1 last week.
"It all goes back to the defensive stance I was saying man, if we keep that alive, it turns into offence and everyone's having fun"
- Tre Nichols, Guard, Post-game interview
With continued training and high-level on-court performance like they displayed tonight, the team can continue playing in the league with confidence and success.
Hobart 85 - - - 84 Launceston
The girls had a very strong showing in the first half of the game against their classic rivals - the Tornadoes. Despite the early lead, the Launceston team was able to close the gap in the final quarter and force the game into overtime. The offensive and defensive presence of the Chargers was just a fraction too strong for the Tornadoes, who lost by a total of just 1 point.
"It was a heck of a game, and I was really pleased for the girls to get the reward after an overtime game"
- Dwain Davie, Women's Coach, Post-game interview
There was a standout performance from player Sharna Thompson, who scored a total of 33 points for the game, trailed by import Kathleen Scheer with 23 points. Scheer also made it to the top of the SEABL ladder for average rebounds after her first game. The team will take the confidence from the win interstate, where they will play Bendigo next week.