STAWELL - Grampians Physio have muscled their way into top spot on the women's senior basketball ladder following a solid win over Hemley's Smash Repairs.
Kristy Matthews top scored with 14 points and Andrea Monaghan scored nine with Physio defeating Hemley's 37-23.
Christine Graveson was Hemley's stand out player, shooting 11 points.
Trackside Tabaret's winning streak has continued with a 37-25 victory against Halls Gap Hotel.
Tabaret's Jordan Austin and Kirby Griffiths shot eight points each while Bec Mellor was top scorer for Halls Gap with nine.
The loss sees Halls Gap fall back into third place on the ladder, behind Grampians Physio and Trackside Tabaret on percentage.
Armstrong Concrete got off to a strong start to the under seventeen girls basketball season.
Armstrong's Ebony Summers was in the thick of the action, shooting 17 points to help her side record an opening round win over Sheer Illusions 31-21.
Makyla Rowe top scored for Sheer Illusions with eight points.
Sweeney Todds kicked off their under 17 girls season with a 27-19 victory against Westside Carpet Choice.
Darcie Jelly shot 12 points and Nat Perry added seven for the winners while Westside's Jordan Austin was a stand out, firing 11 points.
Pyke's Pets and Cycles scored a two point win over Gold Reef Clothing in the under 12 mixed competition.
Bridget McGuckian, Spencer Faulkner and Caitlyn Russell all shot two points as Pyke's defeated Gold Reef 6-4.
William Carter and Madix Perry were Gold Reef's point scorers with two each.
Kody Cosson led the way for Sportspower in their 10-8 win over Westside.
Cosson shot four points and teammates Declan Fry, Madi Taylor and Jonah O'Shannessy contributed two.
Ethan McGrath top scored for Westside with four.
Under nine mixed junior basketballers hit the court for a friendly training session followed by a 20 minute game between players.
Each week, one player from the participating group will receive a 'Rising Star award'.
Last week's award went to Ben Matthews.