PORTLAND suffered a surprise loss to Terang in Terang in round 12 of the Country Basketball League South West conference on Saturday night.
Portland would have gone in the game relatively confidently after beating Terang by 20 points at Portland in the opening round of the season, however it was Terang that made a mark in the win’s column at the end of the night.
The Portland Coasters’ shooting game was simply off the boil on the night as despite executing their plays well and creating good looks at the basket the shots simply did not drop for the side on the night.
The Terang Tornadoes got the jump on the Coasters in the opening term, knocking down 21 points to take a five-point lead by quarter time.
Read more in Monday’s Portland Observer, January 13, 2014.