United trio in line for Big V honours

Navexa Geelong United Youth League trio Casidhe Green, Bailey Bruce and Marach Marach have been named Big V Youth League 1 All-Star Five/MVP finalists for 2023.

Green averaged a team-high 15.1 points and 7.8 rebounds during the season, where she started all 21 of the games she suited up in.

She also averaged 2.1 assists per game.

In his first season at Youth League level, Bruce averaged 15.8 points on 44.8 per cent shooting, 2.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists.

Marach, who returned from a season with Altona, averaged a team-high 17 points per game to go with 8.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

He has also been named as a finalist in the Youth League One Defensive Player of the Year category.

Marach made his NBL1 South debut for the Hoop City Geelong United Supercats during 2023, taking to the court on three occasions, including a six-minute stint against the Casey Cavaliers.

The Big V Awards will be held on Saturday, 2 September.

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