Round 5 of the Gippsland Men’s Country Basketball League saw Maffra record a good win over Lakes Entrance.

The Eagles flew high on Sunday off the back of some show stopping individual performances from Sam Whelan, who sank 33 points and Byron Sandeman who had 32 to his name as Maffra went home 103 to 73 point winners.

Sale had the bye.

In other games, Moe stunned their Morwell opposition at the Morwell Leisure Centre on Saturday night.

The Meteors got off to a slow start, down 25-19 at the first break, but found their groove as the minutes progressed. The Moe men outscored Morwell in the second term by 17 points and continued to dominate the ring from there, running home with a 117-94 win.

Moe’s Austin Shelley once again impressed as he shot a whopping 29 points. Moe’s next best scorer was Thomas Portbury finding 26 of his own, with Ben van Dyk shooting 23 and Rohan Demzuck 21.

The Warragul Warriors were triumphant over the Pelicans, even after having to travel all the way to Lakes Entrance. The Warriors put on a dominant display to win 82-68.

Korumburra narrowly outperformed the Southern Peninsula Sharks, winning 84-77. The Wildcats managed to maintain a few points lead during the entire match but allowed the Sharks a late fourth quarter comeback. The Sharks had too much ground to cover and it was ultimately the Warriors who came out winning.

The Sunday ticket had all the heat as Morwell redeemed themselves, handing the Sharks a 28-point loss.

The Magic men controlled the ball for the entirety of the match, outscoring their Southern Peninsula opponents at every turn to win 122-94.

Moe again proved too good as they defeated Wonthaggi 97-89. Moe’s usual shooters in Shelley (27 points) and Portbury (19) helped their side.

In the other match to complete Sunday’s wrap-up, the Pakenham Warriors defeated Korumburra 95-75.

Traralgon also had the bye, along with Sale.

In the women’s competition, the Eagles stunned their opposition on Sunday. Making light work of Lakes Entrance, the Eagles reached new heights winning 80-29. Sienna Wynd was unstoppable at the net, sinking 34 points, outscoring the entirety of the Lakes Entrance whole team.

Lakes Entrance did not have a lot of luck last weekend, first going down to Warragul 92-52 on Saturday before their second bigger margin loss against the Eagles.

Moe are seeing great successes in both divisions as their women’s side got the job done against Morwell.

Magic’s young gun Emily Scholtes sunk 20 points for her side to stay in the match, but Moe’s shooting force was too strong with every Meteor player finding the net more than once. Abby Cornish had 14 points but the ball was shared around allowing everyone a chance to hit the scoreboard. The Meteors won 75-56.

Korumburra had no trouble getting through the Sharks, winning 102-62.

On Sunday, the Wildcats showed their might once again, defeating Pakenham 81-67.

Morwell’s women’s side too found redemption like their men’s team, having a convincing win over the Sharks 81-62.

Moe tasted defeat against Wonthaggi on Sunday, losing 62-46, despite the valiant efforts of Caitlin Demczuk who shot 11 points, the Meteors were simply outclassed on the day by a better Wonthaggi outfit.

Like the men’s, Sale Sonics and Traralgon T-Birds also had the bye in women’s.