Last night at the Titanium Security Arena we saw the 2017 SA Junior Championship teams awarded with their medals.

The 2017 SA Junior Championships began Thursday, May 11 and continued all weekend before concluding with grand finals last night. This year the annual Championship turned 35 years old. Since it's inception in 1982, SA's premier junior basketball tournament has grown significantly to warrant the use of 11 stadiums and this year welcomed 152 teams and over 1500 participants from district clubs across the state. 

Yesterday, May 14, saw the State and Reserves grand final teams fight it out for the Championship title. Basketball SA would like to congratulate all participating teams on their outstanding efforts throughout the weekend. The grand final results are below: 

Reserves

CompetitionTeam 1Team 2
U12 Girls Forestville Eagles 1 45North Adelaide Rockets 18
U12 Boys North Adelaide Rockets 27 Norwood Flames 28
U14 GirlsForestville Eagles 33Sturt Sabres 21
U14 BoysNorwood Flames Blue 34Sturt Sabres 36
U16 GirlsSturt Sabres 29Norwood Flames 33
U16 BoysWoodville Warriors 46North Adelaide Rockets 61
U18 GirlsForestville Eagles 50Norwood Flames Blue 43
U18 BoysCentral Districts Lions 26North Adelaide Rockets 65


State

CompetitionTeam 1Team 2
U12 Girls Forestville Eagles 40Sturt Sabres 33
U12 BoysCentral Districts Lions 33Norwood Flames 28
U14 GirlsSturt Sabres 41Forestville Eagles 50
U14 BoysNorwood Flames 65North Adelaide Rockets 47
U16 Girls
Sturt Sabres 42Forestville Eagles 49
U16 BoysSturt Sabres 55Central Districts Lions 72
U18 GirlsSturt Sabres 36Forestville Eagles 52
U18 BoysWoodville Warriors 44Southern Tigers 47
Award
Reserve Champion Girls ClubForestville Eagles
Reserve Champion Boys ClubNorth Adelaide Rockets
Reserve Champion ClubNorwood Flames
State Champion Girls ClubForestville Eagles
State Champion Boys ClubCentral District Lions
State Champion ClubForestville Eagles

*Correction Apology - Basketball SA would like to apologise for incorrectly announcing at the presentations that the Sturt Sabres Basketball Club were joint winners of the State Champion Boys and State Champion Club awards. We apologise for the technical error and the disappointment this may have caused. 

Basketball SA would like to thank the players, coaches, referees, referee coaches, score table officials, court supervisors, stadium managers, customer service officers, and volunteers for facilitating yet another successful SA Junior Championships event.

A special thank you also to the parents and families who supported their children throughout the weekend, we appreciate the time and effort you put in to making this weekend as enjoyable as possible for our young ballers. 

To view photos from the event, please click here

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