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Due to the Stasinowsky's new teammates
living across the country, they will have
their first training as a team in New Zealand.
"I will hopefully play the way I do and get
a bit better at basketball," he said.
While in New Zealand, Stasinowsky will
be joined by his family for the six days of
Stasinowsky started at Loxton High
School on Tuesday and said he was "unsure"
how much taller he will grow.
"Height runs in both sides of the family,"
Stasinowsky thanked his parents for their
support and "driving him around" and also
to Jill Lange for her coaching role.
Top honours for local boxing club
The Riverland Boxing Club
has been awarded the 2014
SA Boxing Club of the Year
and Country Club of the Year
at the annual Boxing South
Australia award presentation
The local club has now won the
SA title nine times and the country
club award five times.
Riverland Boxing and Fitness
Club coach Phil Goodes said it was
a "huge" achievement and recogni-
tion of the hard work put into the
club by members.
"It was good. I wasn't expecting
that (the win of the awards), but it
is excellent," he said.
"We have done pretty well as
a small club as a whole over the
"We are quiet achievers, so we
must get under the Adelaide clubs'
skins a bit."
Phil said the local club was up
against 40 to 45 registered clubs
throughout South Australia, with
about 30 actively competing.
In addition to the club's success,
local competitors Bradon Dunning,
Ryan Goodes and Jack Seabourne
were also successful.
Dunning was awarded the 2014
SA Junior Boxer of the Year after
a successful 12 months of com-
"It was quite pleasing to see
Bradon get up because the juniors
were very competitive," Phil said.
"It is good to see Dunning excel.
He has a bright future ahead."
Ryan took out the 2014 SA
Youth Boxer of the Year, an award
Phil said he was very proud of.
"The judging panel would have
had a very difficult decision to
make on those selections as there
were a couple of lads in Adelaide
that performed very well also," he
"There were some very competi-
tive youths in there. Seabourne and
Ryan were both very competitive
against each other and both made
"Seabourne and Ryan have good
futures ahead going into the senior
It will be a busy few months
for Ryan, Dunning and Seabourne,
with state selections next month.
"From there, hopefully they
will be successful and then it will
preparations for the nationals,
which will be held at the Gold
Coast in April," Phil said.
"We will get into some tough
training and in between that time
we have some tough matches lined
up for them."
Loxton came from behind
to defeat Berri by nine
points in Riverland division
one men's basketball last
The Supercats were held to just
two points in the first quarter,
but quickly took control after the
Che Lange scored 14 points,
while Adam Proud added eight
Mark Howie and Aaron
Francis scored seven each for the
Waikerie cruised to a 27-point
win over Barmera last
The Warriors, led by French
backpacker Nicolas Norca, put
on a clinic in the final quarter
to run away with a comfortable
Norca finished with 16 points
and rebounded well, while team-
mates Mitchell White (15) and
Shaun Steele (10) also played
Kenny Wright turned back the
clock with a vintage performance
Wright scored nine points
and set up many other scoring
opportunities, while Adam Grose
scored 10 before being fouled
Loxton defeated Berri by eight
points over Barmera in divi-
sion one women's basketball last
The Supercats broke away
after a tight first half, outscoring
Berri 16-7 in the third quarter.
Jackie Dahlitz played well for
the Supercats, scoring 10 points,
while Leah Uren, Sharona
Edwards and Hollie Bullock all
Cobie Drogemuller was the top
scorer on the night with 11, while
Indee Thiele scored seven.
Hannah Lehmann led Waikerie
to a 23-point victory in the
other women's match.
Lehmann scored half of
Waikerie's 34 points as it cruised
to a comfortable win after a dom-
inant first half.
Lehmann scored nine points in
the first quarter as Waikerie raced
to a 12-6 lead, before Alicia
Curtis (six) dominated the sec-
ond term to set up a match-win-
ning lead. Connie Griffiths also
played a terrific game for the
Kelsee Kregar was Barmera's
best on the night, scoring six
points, while Annabel O'Dea led
all Laker scorers with nine.
Loxton 32 (C. Lange 14, A. Proud 8,
A. Tullett, C. Rogers 4, K. Worsfold
2) d Berri 23 (M. Howie, A. Francis 7,
L. Hayes 5, B. Clarke, L. Francis 2).
Waikerie 59 (N. Norca 16, M. White
15, S. Steele 10, T. Morgan 8, L.
Exton, G. van Rooyen 4, C. Mibus
2) d Barmera 32 (A. Grose 10, K.
Wright 9, D. Scordo 6, K. Coats 5, N.
Loxton 40 (J. Dahlitz 10, L. Uren, S.
Edwards, H. Bullock 6, H. Vowles, J.
Miller 4, L. Sweeney, E. Thomas 2) d
Berri 32 (C. Drogemuller 11, I. Thiele
7, T. Moldovan, T. Brown 6, L. Hill 2).
Waikerie 34 d Barmera 21.
Supercats 47 (M. George 15, J.
Drake 12) d Berri 4 (L. Quinn 2, P.
Renmark 81 (J. Pater 16, S. Rucioch
16) d Loxton 2 (E. Gibbs 2).
Berri 32 d Waikerie 27.
UNDER 16 (div 1)
Supercats 45 (K. Phillips 10, C.
Tschirpig 10) d Berri 22 (E. Westley
10, C. Foulds 8).
Renmark 35 d Barmera 17.
UNDER 16 (div 2)
Waikerie 36 (C. Griffiths 14, R.
Fillmore 10) d Loxton 22 (P. Stone
10, M. Holmes 8).
Blazers 39 d Berri 23.
Steamers 30 (A. Siviour 9, S. Jenke
6) d Berri 23 (L. Quinn 11, G. Kruger
Renmark 20 (R. Johnson 8,
G. Kennedy 8) d Loxton 18 (B.
Stasinowsky 6, T. Dahlitz 4).
Berri 32 d Waikerie 6.
Supercats 52 (T. Wagner 14, B.
Martin 10) d Renmark 31 (C. Gartery
12, B. Tregeagle 10).
Berri 58 d Waikerie 23.
Supercats 44 (Z. Lueth 14, H. Wright
14) d Berri 27 (J. Hoffmann 8, T.
UNDER 14 (div 2)
Waikerie 32 d Renmark 29.
Mixed results for softball sides
The Riverland's two
softball teams had
mixed results at the
on the weekend.
The B grade team made
the finals, playing well to
lead 10-3 against Hills B
when time was called.
Emma Nykiel hit what
looked to be a four-bagger,
only to be called back to
second base when the ball
bounced over the fence.
However, due to a dis-
crepancy, Hills B were
called back for another
innings, scoring seven runs
to tie the game.
Cara Venning tried
to steal home for the
Riverland, but was tagged
out as the team was held
Needing only one run to
win, Hills B batted well to
finish the match.
Venning, Haylee Symens
and Jess Voigt were all
named in the team of the
The D grade team went
winless throughout the
tournament, but were still
included in the finals.
However, upon turning
up to the event on Monday
were told that the program
had been changed and they
had missed out.
Day one: Hills 6 d Riverland 5;
Riverland 10 d Centrals Red 4;
Riverland 11 d Centrals White
0; Riverland 10 drew with
Centrals Red 10.
Day two: Centrals A 15 d
Riverland 2; Hills A 18 d
Riverland 3; Riverland 10 d
Centrals White 4; Hills B 7 d
Day three: Hills B 11 d
Day one: Hills 9 d Riverland
6; Sunraysia 17 d Riverland
6; Adelaide 12 d Riverland 11.
Day two: Gawler 9 d Riverland
5; Centrals 15 d Riverland 11;
Broken Hill 9 d Riverland 6.
Day three: No match.
Encouragement award for Heinrich
The Riverland Speedway
hosted a successful Hoops
Auto and 4WD Centre
SA Junior Sedan Title on
Queensland's Brendan Learoyd
won the event, from Kye Walters
and Jack Gartner.
Loxton's Bailey Heinrich was
given the encouragement award on
The night was halted by a fault in
the PA speaker wiring and ran later
However, speedway president
Greg Haynes said the spectators
stayed right until the end.
"By and large it was a great night,
with plenty of action and no major
hold ups," he said.
Jason Duell won the MJS street
stock feature from Sam Brumfield
and Daniel Drewett, while Brain
Chadwick was the mod lites win-
Mat Crimmons took out the late
models feature race.
The speedway's next event will
be held on Saturday, February 7.
Hoops Auto & 4Wd Centre SA Junior
Sedan Title: 1. Brendan Learoyd; 2.
Kye Walters; 3. Jack Gartner; 4. Josh
MJS Street Stock: 1. Jason Duell; 2.
Sam Brumfield; 3. Daniel Drewett.
Mod Lites: 1. Brian Chadwick; 2. Ron
Gates; 3. Garth Raymond.
Late Models: 1. Mat Crimmins; 2.
Andrew Leach; 3. Darryle Launer.
Riley off to NZ
THRILLING FINAL: Margaret Schutz (left) defeated Lyn
Kimber in the final of the Ladies Championship Singles at
the Loxton District Bowling Club last Thursday.
The Riverland B grade softballers (left) and D grade side (right) competed at the state championships in
Adelaide on the weekend.
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