State Champ Results
Looking through the results indicates that junior basketball in this state is not in a healthy postion when one club is so dominate. Well done to sturt.
However to have a vibrant and growing junior comp there needs to be an even spread on clubs winning in the state champs.
If the junior comp was more even , then teams would be getting hard pressure games each week thus improving the standard of all players.
Ultimately this will flow onto better performance at national state championships.
Teams getting thrashed each week will eventually turn kids away from playing basketball to play other sports.
Simialr problem is happening in the AFL. A young lad has the opportunity to play for collingwood or north melbourne. With the money and resources that collingwood can put forward, the choice will be collingwood. Yet without the smaller clubs being competitive and unable to attract members, what would happen to the competition.
Similar situtation is unfolding with junior basketball.