Energy sapped by relentless Mildura Heat

Mildura Heat’s star import Alexis Gassion dashes down the court ahead of Latrobe City Energy’s Jade Melbourne on Saturday night at the Hothouse. Picture: Louise Barker

Mildura Heat’s star import Alexis Gassion dashes down the court ahead of Latrobe City Energy’s Jade Melbourne on Saturday night at the Hothouse. Picture: Louise Barker

IT wasn’t the toughest of opposition, but the relentlessness shown by the Mildura Heat women on Saturday night pleased coach James Madigan.

In that sense, romping to a 91-47 win over Latrobe City Energy at the Hothouse was a valuable exercise in maintaining focus ahead of a much sterner test against the dangerous Warrnambool Mermaids in Mildura this weekend.

“After the first quarter (on Saturday) our focus was not to take our foot off, which we’ve done many times before, but to keep pushing and we did a better job of that,” Madigan said.

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