NBL1 Scorching Scorers – April 23

ALL National Basketball League (NBL)1 competitions were firing over the weekend, with some big numbers and entertaining games taking place around Australia.

With all five states producing some of the best basketball in years throughout the 2024 season, there was plenty to take in, whether it was overtime encounters, huge individual outings, or dominant team performances.

With that in mind, Rookie Me Central will be delivering weekly updates on some of the most impressive scoring performances around the country across both the men’s and women’s competitions, with no shortage of notable showings.

This week saw a massive performance from NBL wing Anthony Drmic, who delivered a stunning 47 points in his side’s overtime win over the Tigers, along with 18 rebounds and six assists. Michael Dupree was everywhere out West with 44 points against the Flames, while in the same league, Bryan Michaels could not have done much more with 43 points in the loss to the Redbacks in OT. Christopher Bryant produced his best performance for the season in the NBL1 East, as did Branden Jenkins for the Lions.

In the Women’s competition, Lasha Pentree was outstanding with 42 points against the Blues in the highest scoring female performance of the round. Miela Goodchild produced a pair of stunning performances, continuing her reputation as one of the best scorers in the country, and shooting to the top of the averages as well. Ashleigh Isenbarger was huge with a massive double-double of 37 points and 13 rebounds, while Violet Morrow rounds out the top five.


1) Anthony Drmic (West Adelaide Bearcats) vs. Southern Tigers – 47
2) Michael Dupree (Willetton Tigers) vs. Rockingham Flames – 44
3) Bryan Michaels (Eastern Suns) vs. Perth Redbacks – 43
4) Christopher Bryant (Hills Hornets) vs. Central Coast Crusaders – 39
5) Branden Jenkins (Central Districts Lions) vs. Sturt Sabres – 36


1) Lasha Pentree (Geelong Falcons) vs. Frankston Blues – 42
2) Miela Goodchild (North Gold Coast Seahawks) vs. Cairns Dolphins – 40
3) Ashleigh Isenbarger (Perry Lakes Hawks) vs. Perth Redbacks – 37
=4) Miela Goodchild (North Gold Coast Seahawks) vs. Townsville Flames – 34
=4) Violet Morrow (Bankstown Bruins) vs. Penrith Panthers – 34

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments