Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Capital Judgement for Power; Basketball Teams in Vital Games against Brisbane

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Capital Judgement for Power; Basketball Teams in Vital Games against Brisbane

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Byline: Nick Kossatch Nick.Kossatch@apn.com.au

MCDONALDS Gladstone Port City Power women face a moment of truth against a side that is 'on equal par' in a game that may determine if it is in the mix for a finals berth.

The Power enjoyed a week's break, but with a 3-6 win-loss record, the amount of games are running out to square the ledger and captain Maddy Willey can sense it. "We can't really afford to drop any games and Brisbane have a of couple guards who do most of the scoring," Willey said.

She referred to Heidi Freeburn and Amy Lewis who both scored 18 and 19 points respectively in last week's win against Logan.

"Kerah Nelson and Markel Walker will have them," Willey said.

"Brisbane have a guard-heavy team and going from previous years, they have some smart bigger girls who give openings for their shooters."

As for her own form, the skipper said she has been 'pretty happy', but demands others to step up and help out the likes of Nelson and Walker. …

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