The boys playing under the Keysborough Cougars banner have won both of their finals with
convincing wins and have now earned a week’s break. In their first final against Eltham the boys secured a 40 point turnaround from their last home and away game. The Eltham team they played in their first final they had played the week before in their final normal season match. Eltham won that by 30 points!
Last week the boys had to recover in only seven days and recover they did, jumping out of the blocks smashing the first quarter leading16-6. At the had the boys had extended this lead to a 26 to 13 margin. From there the team simply controlled the game never allowing Eltham to challenge to run out 44-33 winners. In this game. Mason Paewai had a great game with 12 points and untold rebounds,
Michael Aminov led his team all night scoring 11 points, running the point, rebound and controlling the tempo of the game. They had able support from Asher Humphrey with eight points.
In the third quarter, the Warrior boys simply dominated outscoring McKinnon
14 to 2 to lead 37-26. From there the team only had to control the tempo and continue to score and a Grand Final spot was theirs. The boys did this in grand fashion seeing out the game 54-41 winners.