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Karratha Kats sitting pretty at top of Karratha Basketball ladder

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The Karratha Kats shoot a basket.
Camera IconThe Karratha Kats shoot a basket. Credit: Supplied/Daniel Spence

Karratha Kats extended their lead on the top of the Karratha Basketball Ladder with a fiery performance against Flames Black.

The round nine clash took place at the Karratha Leisureplex on Friday night with Kats controlling the action early.

Flames mounted a comeback but it was not enough, with Kats cruising to the important victory 39-28.

Jordan Shand (16 points) and Charlie Fountain (13 points) were dominant for Kats, while Chris McAllister scored 12 points for Flames Black.

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The win moves Kats four points clear of second-placed NSBC Warriors who had a bye this round.

Meanwhile, Mayuga Majik dominated the struggling Trouts by 29 points in a one-sided affair.

Majiks’ Jeremiah Edward and Claude Eaton combined for 28 points, with O’shae Wailu chipping in with 10 points as well.

West Coast Balaz crushed Magpies in the final game of the round, with a dominant victory 45-20.

The victory means Balaz now sit fourth, tied with Magpies on 14 points, and are one point behind third-placed Mayuga Majik.

Meanwhile, in the women’s game, Trouts demolished Kats in a brutal attacking display, coming out on top 61-24 while Flames Black edged NSBC Lynx 31-29.

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