Bendigo outclass Geelong

THE Lady Braves bounced back after their loss on Saturday night to defeat the Geelong Supercats on Sunday.

It was the first time the Lady Braves played a double-header this season, with Bendigo losing to Nunawading 77-63 and then winning 92-73 against Geelong.

Chantella Perera starred in Sunday’s big win at the Bendigo Stadium scoring a massive 29 points in 31 minutes.

She had a field goal shooting percentage of 50 per cent and hit four of her five three-point attempts.

American import La Sondra Barrett and Lauren King each scored 14 points in the win.

Alex Bunton also had a game-high 12 rebounds as well as scoring 13 points.

The Lady Braves came out firing in the first period, keeping Geelong to just 11 points.

It was more of the same in the second with the Braves scoring 26 points.

In the second-half Bendigo continued to fire, almost doubling its half time score.

On Saturday night, the Lady Braves went down by 14 points.

Perera, top-scored for Bendigo again, scoring 15 points.

The Lady Braves will host Launceston in its round six game on Saturday at Bendigo Stadium.

Tip-off is at 6pm. 

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