As the Southern Districts Spartans continue preparations to defend their Women’s team championship and put a revamped Men’s team roster on the floor to challenge for the 2018 QBL title, the release of the 2018 QBL Official Draw has enabled club supporters and theSpartans family to already circle a number of must watch games in the calendar.
Townsville Heat (90) v Mackay Meteors (74)
Both teams jumped out of the blocks in Game 3, with Mackay taking a narrow 26-25 lead into the first break. Chris Cedar led the charge for the Metoers with 18 in the first. The second quarter saw many lead changes and Peter Crawford was able to hit a big 3 just before the major break to give Townsville a 49-47 lead.
Mackay Meteors (2) def Rockhampton Rockets (8) 106-90
Mackay have qualified for the QBL Grand Final Series after a tense 106-90 win over a gallant Rockhampton outfit on Saturday night. The eighth-seed Rockets were high on confidence going into the game after upsetting the Brisbane Capitals last week in the quarter-finals.
Having just crossed the halfway mark in the 2017 QBL Season, the competition is heating up, with all terms showcasing their supreme talent! Also, adding to the heightened level of competition this year, Basketball Queensland have introduced a revised finals format that will see the top eight teams, regardless of pool positioning, progress to the postseason, meaning that every game has a direct effect on team’s chances!
Following Ipswich’s high scoring victory over Rockhampton in Round 3, we caught up with Ipswich Force Captain, James Legan to hear his take on this weekend’s matchup against Logan and the team’s plans for the remainder of the season. Another great win for the team scoring a QBL season high with 114 points. What do…