Lithgow Lazers celebrated the end of the basketball season with a mammoth awards night at the Lithgow Workies on Friday, August 4, that acknowledged the club’s girl, boy and senior teams.
Chair of directors of the association, Richard Marjoram said he was proud of all the junior and senior players who represented the association in 2017.
“Many thanks must go to Adam Marjoram who MCed and for his contribution as Coaching Director in helping all our players to get to another level, and to all our other coaches that volunteered to take on a rep team in 2017.”
“I need to recognise Lazers’ sponsors, Lithgow Workies, Lean and Bennett Holden and Toyota, Lithgow Mercury, LJ Hooker Lithgow, Centenial Coal,Lithgow Valley Car Wash, Old Exchange Restraunt, Banksia Mining and Radio 90.”
“Many Thanks must go to all our referees that helped all teams compete in WJL,CPL and Waratah State League.”
Addison Flynn, who joined the Lazers team from USA to play in the 2017 State League, thanked the association for the experience.
"I had a great time playing here in Lithgow, whether I'll be back is up in the air at the moment,” he said.
The American import was given the players’ player award by his teammates.
“I hope you go much further in your basketball career than playing with us guys. I hope you achieve what you want to achieve in basketball, but if not you can always play with us,” Adam Marjoram said.
Under 14s player Lachie Thompson was awarded the association’s Nancy and Barry Hill Representative Award for his performance in three representative squads throughout the year.
All the under 12s girls team received congratulatory medals for their participation in the team’s inaugural year.