THE RENEGADES proved too strong for the Honey Badgers in the top match of round 7 Meeniyan Basketball Association action, with the other three games lopsided affairs.

Renegades 53 def Honey Badgers 41

Nathan Trotto again topped the scoring for the Renegades, with 21 points, while teammate Jarrod Pinkerton also hit the scoreboard with 14 points, helping guide their team to a 12-point win over the Honey Badgers.

Zayn Clark was outstanding for the beaten side, scoring 20 of its 41 points.

However, he ran into foul trouble with four for the match.

The Renegades sit third on the table and can look forward to an intriguing contest against the fourth-placed McHarrys in round 8.

The Honey Badgers will look to bounce back against the Slim Jims.

McHarrys 95 def 50 Shades of Klay 62

The McHarrys made it a couple of wins on the trot with a commanding performance, sweeping aside an undermanned 50 Shades of Klay outfit by 33 points.

The winning side shared the points around, with Josh McGannon (23), Jackson Harry (22) and Sam McGannon (20) the heaviest scorers.
It was a disciplined performance from both sides, with just eight fouls for the game.

Bricklayers 66 def Slim Jims 36

The Bricklayers were hard at work, constructing a solid 30-point win over the bottom-placed Slim Jims.

Although the Slim Jims found a number of avenues to the basket, no player managed more than 9 points for the beaten side, with Aidan Smart and Joel Webb each achieving that mark.

Xavier Bolge again delivered for the victorious Bricklayers, scoring 25 points, with Willem Duursma (18) and Lucas Anderson (17) other significant scorers.

The top-of-the-ladder Bricklayers will enter their round 8 clash with the sixth-placed Foster Young Bucks full of confidence.

Beers 68 def Foster Young Bucks 42

Nobody has got the better of the Beers this season, with the side this time working up a thirst during a 26-point win over the Foster Young Bucks.

Jacob Byrnes, with his 18 points for the Beers scored the most of any player in the match.

The Beers will make a daunting round 8 opponent for the second-bottom 50 Shades of Klay and should continue their unbeaten run.