Launceston's Lachlan Brewer is continuing to make large strides in his young basketball career at the under-18 national championships at Werribee.
After a low-scoring first game against Western Australia, the 15-year-old bounced back against Victoria Country, scoring 20 points.
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Brewer also dominated against South Australia on Monday night, shooting 12-17 field goals, finishing with 27 points.
"It's been really nice, the team's gelling well off the court so we get a really good vibe across the team - we're getting things together," Brewer said.
"I think everyone was a bit disappointed coming off the first loss - we didn't really play how we could have played.
"So we're just bouncing back and trying to get into the team stuff, watching film and moving forward we'll just get better each game."
For a player eyeing pathways to play collegiate ball in the United States, the nationals have served as a solid chance for Brewer to showcase his skills to any would-be scouts.
"I've gotta keep bringing it this week [at nationals] and then hopefully get recognised and in a few years get some offers and head over to the [United] States, that'd be nice," he said.
"I've seen a few big names watching the games so it's good to see them out there."
The Riverside High School student spent summer playing for the Burnie Tigers in the North West Basketball Union.
"It's been a really good comp in Tassie this season," Brewer said.
"It's a pretty tough comp - it's just been me getting better personally, competing with big guys who have good experience."
With the Tasmania JackJumpers joining the NBL fold later this year, Brewer believed the prominence of basketball in the state was going from strength.
"One hundred per cent - I started playing when I was around nine, since then it's grown heaps," he said.
"Back in Launnie, we have so many teams, three divisions - it's getting crazy.
"A lot of young kids want to get involved and they see the pathways which is really good."
And upon his return from nationals, Brewer plans to be in front of the line for as many Breakers games at the Silverdome as possible.
"It's awesome ... obviously when I get back down there I'll be going to as many games as I can which will be nice," he said.
"Just for the crowd to see what the NBL is about, seeing a lot of good players from across Australia and American ... there's a lot of good basketball."