Featured News / June 6th, 2017

Wildcats Off-Season Wrap – 6 June 2017

The State Basketball League held its annual All-Star games on WA Day at the Bendat Basketball Centre.

Retired Wildcats legend Shawn Redhage and current development player Rhys Vague were both selected to represent the “North All Stars”.

The game also featured Illawarra Hawk Cody Ellis, former Wildcat Drew Williamson, former Wildcats development players Ben Purser, Kyle Armour, Gavin Field and Damien Scott, plus 2016/17 injury replacement player Jackson Hussey.

Redhage top-scored for the North, while Vague came off the bench to hit six of 11 threes for his 18 points as the South won by three points.

 

In Round 12 regular season SBL action, the Redbacks fell to Kalamunda despite another 29 from  Redhage.

Mason Bragg’s East Perth Eagles lost to Perry Lakes, with the Wildcats development player having a quieter night with six points and two assists.

The Rockingham Flames fell to Cockburn despite a hot shooting performance from Wildcat Dexter Kernich-Drew, who nailed seven of 10 triples for his 29 points.

And finally, the Stirling Senators were thumped by Joondalup, as Rhys Vague and Corban Wroe were held to just seven points each.

 

To Queensland where Lucas Walker has again stuffed the stat sheet for the Mackay Meteors in a win over Rockhampton, finishing with 32 points and nine rebounds.

 

In New Zealand, Wildcats Corey Webster and Jarrod Kenny faced off in the NZ NBL, with Webster’s Wellington Saints continuing their perfect season.

Webster finished with 27, seven rebounds and five assists while Kenny added 18.

 

Overseas, Casey Prather’s season in Germany with Ratiopharm Ulm has come to an end, losing its best-of-five games semi-final series to Oldenburg.

In the NBA, 2017 Grand Final MVP Bryce Cotton has worked out with the Sacramento Kings, while Corey Webster will head to Dallas in the coming weeks for an off-season mini-camp.