Coach disappointed as Slammers fall

Justin FrisSouth Western Times
Printsync South West Slammers men’s coach John Triscari was less than impressed with Saturday’s loss.
Camera IconPrintsync South West Slammers men’s coach John Triscari was less than impressed with Saturday’s loss.

The Printsync South West Slammers crashed to a disappointing 115-55 loss against the league-leading Joondalup Wolves on Saturday night at HBF Arena.

Trailing 27-19 at quarter-time, Ben Ettridge’s Wolfpack scorched the visitors with a 30-7 second quarter, with import Ridell Camidge (46 points, three rebounds, two assists) and Sam Curtis (4/7 from beyond the three-point line) two of the many contributors during the blistering display.

Despite leading by 40 points heading into the final term, Ettridge elected to leave Camidge out on the floor as the Slammers attempted to salvage some respectability on the scoreboard.

A day after the harrowing loss, the rawness in Triscari’s analysis was still evident. “They are a good side – I rank them in the top two – alongside Perry Lakes who we play this week,” he said.

“We didn’t play as a team.

“The funny thing is that we probably had our best training session that we’ve had all year on Thursday.

“But that’s the first time ever that we have kinda chucked the towel in as a group, which is really disappointing.”

Triscari said he would continue to give his young players plenty of court time in a bid to further their SBL career development.

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