North East Bushrangers hold on for 2nd win

THE North East Bushrangers scored their second win of the Big V season when they defeated Coburg 89-81 at the Wodonga Sport and Leisure Centre yesterday.

After leading by as many as 20 points, the Bushrangers held firm in a nerve-racking finish. Josh McKay was the matchwinner with 23 points and six rebounds.

In the women, Coburg edged out the Bushrangers 71-65.

Rachel Jeffery was outstanding for the Border line-up, with 28 points, while Stacey de Koeyer also played well, with seven points, nine rebounds and eight assists.