Rockies miss finals

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The Macedon Ranges Rockies fell just short of making the Country Basketball League north-west men’s finals.

The Rockies needed to beat the Melton Thoroughbreds on Sunday if they were any chance of sneaking into the top four at the expense of their opponents

The Thoroughbreds controlled the game from the outset, winning 90-66.

Nick Grantham was the Rockies’ best with 22 points.

The Kyneton Tigers season has come to an end, with another loss on the weekend, this time to the Bendigo Braves.

The Tigers were smashed, losing 113-40. Ben Thompson was their best with 15 points.

The Tigers failed to win one of their 10 games, losing with an average margin of 42 points.

In the women’s competition it is the opposite for the Tigers, with the women finishing as minor premiers with an 8-2 record.

Although the Tigers lost to the Braves on Sunday afternoon by 21 points, 96-75.

The Tigers best was once again Michelle Fletcher with 28 points. She finished the regular season with 162 points.

The Tigers will host the Mildura Heat in the semi finals for a spot in the grand final.

The Rockies women’s young side had another tough year, failing to register a win in their ten games.

The Rockies lost by an average of 35 points, and were well defeated by the Thoroughbreds on the weekend, losing 87-55.

Adrienne Cameron was the Rockies best in the loss with 18 points. Cameron was a shining light for the Rockies this season, averaging 18.9 points a game.