National Junior Classic 2019 – Day 1 Recap

Published on: Jun 08 2019
Author: FDBA

Frankston Blues Junior teams have had a terrific start to the National Junior Classic.

Our Under 12 Girls came out firing this morning, defeating Forestville Eagles by 23 points!

The length of Sitaya Fagan (13 points) was too much for the Eagles to handle as the Blues took an 8-0 lead to start the game.

From then on, the Blues continued to put points on the board, but more importantly it was their defence held the Eagles to just 14 at the half.

In round 2 the Blues came away with a 31 point lead over the Canberra Gunners.

The points were spread across the team, but it was Sophie White that top scored with 10 points.

Finishing the day, the Blues were closely defeated by Melbourne Tigers (23-26).

Marion Hakaraia-Graham lead the Blues with 15 points.

The Under 14 Girls started their day in style, defeating Keilor Thunder by 6 points (57-51)

Elli Symonds lead the Blues scoring with 21 points.

In round 2, the Blues continued their winning, defeating Eltham Wildcats by 4 points (57-53)

Bonnie Deas lead the scoring with 18 points including four three-pointers.

The Blues finished their day with a narrow loss to Forestville Eagles (56-59)

This time it was Ava Torossi that top scored (19 points), closely followed by Elli Symonds (18 points)

With Day 1 completed the Classic now moves onto elimination games.

Fixtures and results can be found via the links below: