Ebony Bilcich gets the hot hand in Tornadoes Black victory

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Justin FrisBunbury Herald
Ebony Bilcich shone for Tornadoes Black last Friday night.
Camera IconEbony Bilcich shone for Tornadoes Black last Friday night. Credit: Justin Fris/South Western Times

Tornadoes Black legend Ebony Bilcich dropped 31 points for reigning champions Tornadoes Black during their 84-56 win over the Bulls last Friday night at the South West Sports Centre.

In a remarkable individual performance, Bilcich sunk nine shots from beyond the three-point line, much to the delight of her teammates.

Critically, three of these attempts landed midway during the first quarter, with the game in the balance.

Once the reigning champions got their noses in front, they stayed there, although an equally phenomenal performance from Adele East (41 points) for the Bulls ensured some respectability on the scoreboard.

In the men’s competition, league leaders Tornadoes Red showed no signs of slowing down after seeing off Aces Sky 65-56.

The ageless Michael Lay once again dominated for Sean Tilbrook’s side, who have not lost a game this season.

Results

A-Men: Tornadoes Red 65 (M. Lay 29 points, B. Wilson 11) d Aces Sky 56 (J. Paull 15, R. Payne 9), Dunsborough Oilers 97 (L. Rickwood-Pitt 26, M. Mansfield 22) d Bulls Maroon 70 (R. Evans 15, R. Barrett 12), Tornadoes Black 119 (X. Cotton 43, B. England 25) d Bulls Gold 104 (T. Vogel 42, N. Walsh 17)

A-Women: Tornadoes Black 84 (E. Bilcich 31, J. Fitch 14) d Bulls 56 (A. East 41, G. Hill 9), Aces Sky 84 (A. Edwards 35, I. Soulos 15) d Eaton Eagles 58 (K. Farrant 25, S. Farrant 15), Tornadoes Red 107 (S. Simpson 34, C. Parsons 29) d Aces Navy 68 (G. Adams 16, L. Fotu 14)

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