Mixed fortunes for Meteors



TWIN losses for Moe at the weekend saw the Meteors plummet out of the Country Basketball League Gippsland men’s top three and into fifth.

The Meteors lost a tight low-scoring affair to Warragul 58-62, before succumbing to Bairnsdale on Sunday 77-85.

Luke Shelley was valiant in a losing side, with hauls of 24 and 25 points respectively to lead the Meteors’ scoring for the weekend.

Traralgon was too good for Korumburra on Saturday but dropped the bundle against Sale on Sunday, while Churchill overcame Western Port Steelers 97-90.

Warragul leads the men’s table from Sale, Western Port and Churchill.

The Meteors women fared better in the corresponding double header with dual victories.

In other CBL women’s matches Traralgon defeated Korumburra 76-59 while Churchill went down to Western Port 65-72.

The Meteors retained top spot on the women’s ladder, followed by Traralgon, Western Port and Churchill in fourth.


CBL Gippsland Men Traralgon T-Birds d Korumburra Wildcats 99-67, Western Port Steelers lt Churchill Blue Devils 90-97, Warragul Warriors d Moe Meteors 62-58, Sale Sonics d Traralgon T-Birds 87-79, Moe Meteors lt Bairnsdale Bullets 77-85.

CBL Gippsland Women Traralgon T-Birds d Korumburra Wildcats 76-59, Western Port Lady Steelers d Churchill Blue Devils 72-65, Warragul Warriors 47 lt Moe Meteors 87, Moe Meteors 74 d Bairnsdale Bullets 68.