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Locals hit the 3X3 courts in Bendigo

A THREE-HOUR trip was on the agenda for five local basketball teams, travelling to participate at Bendigo’s Champions League Basketball (CLB) 3X3 event on Saturday.

Nineteen locals represented Hamilton-based club, the Barber Boys, over the weekend in a competition which boasted elite 3X3 basketball talent.

The only local team to enter the open female competition was up first, kicking off its campaign at 4pm Saturday with a game against Melbourne Magic.

Mia McGrath, Jedah Huf, Madison Hirst and Isabelle Eyre made up the team, Fade Aways.

Melbourne Magic proved no match for the locals in its opening pool game, winning 11-5.

Following its opening victory, the Fade Aways won its other pool game against No Idea, 9-1, advancing through to the grand final.

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