NAROOMA Leisure Centre proved to be a great venue for the Narooma ‘Shoot the Hoop’ three on three basketball event on Sunday.
Over 50 participants enjoyed the competition with teams entered from Bermagui, Wallaga Lake, Narooma, Moruya, Dalmeny and Pambula/Merimbula.
Teams competed on the day showcasing their talent and love of basketball.
Both young and old joined in at the fun day organised by Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Youth Services with support from the Nyarmin Aboriginal Trust providing great prizes for the winning combinations and standout players.
Eurobodalla Shire Council mayor, Lindsay said, “It takes quite a few people to work together and make successful events happen and many thanks must go to all the numerous volunteers who helped, not only on the day, but also in the planning of ‘Shoot the Hoop’.”
The participants enjoyed their day and even the heavy rain in the morning did not dampen their attempts to arrive at the venue in readiness for the much awaited event and the thrill of competition.
The awards on the day were spread over three categories and the eventual winners were:
Under 12’s 1st Eels: Marcus Patten, Jackson Kelly, Liam Sweeney and Clyde Parsons.
Second Toads: Byron Patten, Kye Kelly, Harley Ladmore and Tanika Ladmore. Encouragement Award: Harley Ladmore.
12 – 15 years 1st Grip Tape: Cameron Scerri, Thomas Robertson and Tim Goff.
Second Big Shots: Warren Foster, Sam Foster, Liam Clothier, Blake Cavanagh. Encouragement Award: Warren Foster.
Open 1st Old School: Paul Martin, Stephen Butt, Matthew Ganderton.
Second Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies: Stephen Brown, Aaron Williams, Sean Stenhaus, Daniel Banks. Encouragement Award: Sean Stenhaus.
Thank you to Narooma P&C Association for operating the kiosk on the day, Thomas Patten for providing the PA system and Mia Johnston for stepping in at the last minute to provide referee services.