Big V: Major loss for Lady Broncos

HUME City Lady Broncos suffered a potentially devastating loss in women’s state championship on Saturday night as McKinnon left Broadmeadows Basketball Stadium with a 72-66 win.

The defeat leaves the Lady Broncos a game out of the top four with a seven-win, seven-loss record, behind fifth-placed Ringwood (8-8) and fourth-placed Bulleen (8-8).

Hume’s shooting deteriorated as the match progressed on Saturday, culminating in a four-of-22 from the field final quarter.

Sara Wright and Bianca Babic scored 14 points each for the Lady Broncos while Vivien Saad pulled in 17 rebounds and Gemma Wright scored 12 points to go with 10 rebounds.

Hume City plays away at Diamond Valley on Saturday night.