Basketballers Shoot and Score with Great Victories; Mackay Meteorites and Meteors Celebrate Championship Wins

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Andrea Davy

andrea.davy@dailymercury.com.au

IT WAS a victory that has been made all the more sweeter for both teams, now that the Mackay Meteorites and the Mackay Meteors have secured championship wins.

Both squads proved unbeatable this season, with the men's squad fighting to hold on to their title and the women's squad beating the three-year defending champs, Gladstone.

Now that the basketball season is over, team members from both squads

were honoured for their hard work and their achievements were celebrated last night at the Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre function room.

Guests sipped on cold drinks and mingled with team members and club representatives at the Civic Reception, which was

celebrating the remarkable wins.

Meteorites captain Fiona McGrath said having both men's and women's teams take home the top prize was no easy feat.

C[pounds sterling]I think it is just fantastic, I don't think it is something that happens too often,C[yen] Ms McGrath said. …