Jets tough weekend

Emily Conn. (Ljubica Vrankovic)

It was a tough weekend for the Sunbury Jets in the Big V women’s championship competition.

After splitting their matches on the first weekend, the Jets had another double header on the weekend.

First up, the Jets headed not far to face local rivals, the Hume City Broncos on Saturday night;.

The Broncos started well and led by 13 points at quarter time and that would end up being the difference.

The Jets won both the second and third quarters, but weren’t able to close the gap enough.

The Broncos steadied in the last quarter to seal the 83-74 win.

The Jets had four players score double figures, led by Chloe Hildebrand. Big Jess Bygate missed the game.

While the Jets were in the contest against the Broncos, they struggled against the Bellarine Storm on Sunday.

The Storm dominated the game from start to finish, winning 86-57 at the Jets home court.

Emily Conn top scored with 16 points with Abby Hildreband the only other player to score double figures.

The Jets face the Bulleen Boomers in round three on Saturday night.

It was a better day for the Jets men on Sunday against the Storm, winning 98-77

The Jets jumped out of the blocks and led by 13 points at quarter time and extended that to 23 at the main break.

The second half was a lot closer, but the damage had already been done.

Joshua Yorke-Frazer top scored with 25 points coming off the bench.

Every Jets player hit the scoreboard in a positive sign.

The Jets face Blackburn Vikings this Saturday in round three.