Back-to-back wins for Lady Bushrangers

NE Lady Bushrangers captain Rachel Jeffery.

NE Lady Bushrangers captain Rachel Jeffery.

THE North East Lady Bushrangers recorded back-to-back wins when they upset Keysborough Cougars 76-53 in Big V basketball yesterday.

With Stacey Browne leading the way with 23 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, the Lady Bushrangers led at every change to underline their improvement in the second half of the season.

Captain Rachel Jeffery also stood up with 19 points and five assists. In the men, Keysborough defeated the Bushrangers 83-70.

It was a vastly improved performance by the Border side after they were trounced by 36 points earlier in the season.

The Bushrangers led by seven points early in the final quarter but the effort took its toll on John Lindhe (15 points) and captain Dylan Webb (14 points and 13 rebounds) in the dying stages.