Port players slam up a storm

THE Northern All- Stars under-17 girls team is living up to its moniker at the Pacific Coast Slam, as the business end of the competition approaches.

The team, which is packed with Port Macquarie players, has won all its games and is sure to feature in the finals of the competition.

The All Stars started off their home campaign by knocking over Brisbane Capitals 42-38 on Tuesday, before backing up to beat New Zealand Rimu 67-46 that afternoon.

The team got two more wins on Wednesday, beating NSW Waratahs 49-44 and New Zealand Rimu 64-51.

A spot in Saturday’s final awaits the girls, if they can snare first place in their pool.

The under-17 boys All Stars are also doing well.

That team is all Port Macquarie players, and it started the campaign with with a big 75-39 win over New Zealand Rata.

The team then beat the Brisbane Capitals, 85-53.

Meanwhile, down in Albury, Port Macquarie players are also doing well at the Australian Junior Basketball Cup.

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