It was a strong day for the Tasmanian teams at the Basketball Australia Under 18 National Championships in Townsville on Wednesday.
The Tasmanian under 18 girls got their first win of the championships with a composed 76-54 victory over Western Australia Country in the morning session.
It was a tight first half between the two teams, as the Tasmanian girls held one point advantages at the first two breaks, 13-12 at quarter-time and 29-28 at half-time.
But the Western Australia Country girls were slowed down in the second half as the Tasmanian side put together a 25-13 third quarter and a 22-13 final quarter to cruise to the 22-point victory.
Penguin's Sharn Hayward carried the scoring load with 22 points, as Wynyard's Emerson Wells and Burnie NWBU guard Aishah Anis also added double figures, with 14 points and 12 points respectively.
The under 18 boys secured a second place finish in their pool following a 82-75 win against Queensland North in the evening session.
The Tasmanian boys broke away with a 30-13 first quarter and held a 18-point advantage going into the final quarter.
The Queensland North team played their best quarter of the game in the final quarter and won the term 26-17, but it was too late as the Tasmania boys held on for the seven-point win.
Sejr Deans and Taran Armstrong were the boys top scorers with 21 and 20 points respectively, as Reyne Smith added 17 points of his own.
The boys and girls next fixtures were not confirmed on Wednesday night.