BY MICHELLE TAIT
BALLARATS win against Learmonth, 70-61, puts them on top of the ladder while Victorias loss to Central Wendouree, 69-61, sees them drop to third place. Sebastopol move into second spot after defeating Creswick, 74-63. Webbcona had a win over BMS, 80-62, and Buninyong defeated Mt Xavier, 76-60.
Buninyong 76 defeated Mt Xavier 60
G Simpson 17 lt C McDonald 28. M Story 26 d P McGrath 17. B Wilcock 33 d D Lamb 15.
Learmonth 61 lost to Ballarat 70
D Kelly 15 lt Z Stewart 29. R Powell 32 d B Fothergill 12. D Pike 14 lt W Lennekke 29.
Creswick 63 lost to Sebastopol 74
D Taylor-Irwin, B Huntley, S Hepworth and G Flapper 31 lt F Reus, S Topp, P Lovell and A Holland 23. T Booth, J Matthews, G Antonio and A Annear 20 d S Bottrell, N Sutherland, B Carter and I Warner 16. D Cooper, R Cooper, S Pope, T Hedger 12 lt J Garvin, G Sargent, I Hedger and A Jones 35.
BMS 62 lost to Webbcona 80
W Whitehead 22 drew T Lange 22. R Bedggood 21 lt B McArthur 39. M Sloper 19 drew Leah McArthur 19.
Central Wendouree 69 defeated Victoria 61
Kerry Watts, I Forbes, Kim Watts and C Johnson 27 d C Ford 16. I Long, B Adams, J Nimmo and M Kennedy 24 d S Haynes 21. T Weatherly, R Bolton, L Vincent, T Gutteridge 18 lt J Thomas 24.
City Oval maintain top spot defeating Sebastopol, 111-71. Lintons close win against Waubra, 86-80, puts them in second place and Smeatons loss to Ballarat East, 102-94, drops them to third place. Webbcona had a good win against Midlands, 105-73, as did Beaufort against Avenue, 117-83.
Sebastopol 71 lost to City Oval 111
S Cassells, P Shaw, J Cameron and D Cassells 10 lt M Brown, P Orr, K Magrath and M Walton 36. P Adam, P Serno, W Matthews and W Bedggood 11 lt T OFarrell, J Harman, I Robinson and W Roberts 34. G Worsley, M Mcdonnell, G Green and N Lloyd-Jones 26 d K Nunn, E Kierce, L Sims and B Morris 15. I Harvey, T Beacham, I Mcbain and N Morris 24 lt P Cameron, L McKenzie, G Mann and M Firman 26.
Smeaton 94 lost to Ballarat East 102
G Perry, D Dwyer, J Gervasoni and R Mizzeni 24 d M Kay 22. K Clohesy, P Sewell, G May and D Toose 16 lt P dean 42. H Jenkin, J McNaught, A McKee and J Taylor 24 d M Ryan 21. R Leishman, G Toose, C McKee and G Pickering 30 d D Anwyl 17.
Webbcona 105 defeated Midlands 73
T Clarke 34 d E Harwood, B Phelan, P Carlyle and P Considine 17. W Pattie 23 d R Mason, L Lock, D Denham and R Lock 13. JShepherd 18 lt M North, G Jenkins, B Croft and D Speechley 25. M Collins 30 d W Slocombe, B Trezise, G Jenkins and Kosloff 18.
Waubra 80 lost to Linton 86
J Skelton, P Clark, J Ryan and A Briody 15 lt Nick Pearce 23. J Stepnell, E Kennedy, N Peoples, and P Kennedy 21 lt B Van den Berg 24. J Molloy, P Goldsmith, G Loader and L Steven 26 d Peter Wilson 13. C Stepnell, P Beckwith, B Molloy and L Molloy 18 lt C Grenfell 26.
Beaufort 117 defeated Avenue 83
G Carson, P Anderson, W Wereszczuk and S Wereszczuk 34 d S Brandl, AHewitt, S Wilson and Stephen Sullivan 12. J Cameron, L Quinton, D Stanaway, V Dunn 19 lt J Higgins, G Hockly, G Coughlan and M Russell 29. I Price, K Emmett, C Milenkovic and C Tweddle 37 d B McConnell, G Day, D Lyons and F Pomeroy 16. L Pongho, B Hayes, R Quinton and S Pongho 27 d L Foot, C Hawken, G Stirling and B Hawken 26.
Victoria stay first on the table after defeating Buninyong, 102-82, and BMS move up to second place beating City Oval, 110-88. Invermay lost to Ballan, 90-86, dropping from second to third. Ballarat North defeated Ballarat, 110-89, and Clunes snuck home against Daylesford by three shots, 101-98.
Ballan 90 defeated Invermay 86
Ballarat 89 lost to Ballarat North 110
Clunes 101 defeated Daylesford 98
Victoria 102 defeated Buninyong 82
City Oval 88 lost to BMS 110
Bungaree stretch their lead defeating Smeaton, 114-79, and Learmonth jump into second spot by downing Linton, 108-73. Creswicks loss to Webbcona, 96-82 drops them into third position. Central Wendouree defeated Avenue, 99-83, and Sebastopol had a good win over Midlands, 100-83.
Linton 75 lost to Learmonth 108
Avenue 83 lost to Central Wendouree 99
Webbcona 96 defeated Creswick 82
Midlands 83 lost to Sebastopol 100
Bungaree 114 defeated Smeaton 79
BMS extend their lead with victory over Webbcona, 121-71. Victoria hold onto second place after beating Central Wendouree, 97-80, and Mt Xavier move up two places into third spot with a win over Avenue, 101-87. Buninyong got the job done over City Oval, 101-83 and Sebastopol had a win against Daylesford, 96-84.
Buninyong 101 defeated City Oval 83
BMS 121 defeated Webbcona 71
Central Wendouree 80 lost to Victoria 97
Daylesford 84 lost to Sebastopol 96
Avenue 87 lost to Mt Xavier 101
Smeaton jump into top spot defeating Ballarat East, 92-76, while Midlands loss to Waubra, 110-90, drops them into second place. Learmonths two shot win over Beaufort, 99-97, sees them move from fifth to third place. Creswick and Victoria had a close game, with a one-shot victory going to Creswick, 99-98. Sebastopol defeated City Oval, 112-78.
Sebastopol 112 defeated City Oval 78
Smeaton 92 defeated Ballarat East 76
Midlands 90 lost to Waubra 110
Victoria 98 lost to Creswick 99
Beaufort 97 lost to Learmonth 99
Central Wendouree defeated Sebastopol, 109-83, and are now equal ladder leaders on points with BMS. BMS had a one-shot loss to City Oval, 90-89. Bungaree maintain third place following a win over Invermay, 100-87. Clunes had a big win against Webbcona, 127-54, and Ballarat North defeated Victoria, 113-78.
Invermay 87 lost to Bungaree 100
Clunes 127 defeated Webbcona 54
Ballarat North 113 defeated Victoria 78
Central Wendouree 109 defeated Sebastopol 83
City Oval 90 defeated BMS 89
Ballarat jump from fourth to first place on the back of victory over Buninyong, 120-72. Victoria move up a spot into second place by beating Ballan, 101-90, and Midlands drop two spots into third with a loss to Linton, 121-72. Linton move up and are only seven points away from the top of the ladder. Mt Xavier defeated, BMS 94-78.
Linton 121 defeated Midlands 72
Mt Xavier 94 defeated BMS 78
Victoria 101 defeated Ballan 90
Buninyong 72 lost to Ballarat 120
Waubra maintain top spot with defeat of Bungaree, 51-27. Daylesford hold onto second place beating Learmonth, 61-39 and Ballarat North stay in third with a win against Buninyong, 56-39. Central Wendouree had a good win against Ballarat, 78-30, and City Oval gave a walk over to Smeaton.
Ballarat North 56 defeated Buninyong 39
Ballarat 30 lost to Central Wendouree 78
Learmonth 39 lost to Daylesford 61
Waubra 51 defeated Bungaree 27
City Oval walkover to Smeaton