Lasher keeps Australian pro team in striking distance of lead

June 26, 2018

Colter Lasher basketball

Colter Lasher

Anchorage’s Colter Lasher scored 22 points to lead Geraldton to a 96-88 win over East Perth and complete the season sweep in Australia’s State Basketball League.

The rookie forward improved his player ranking five points from his first game of the series, thanks to in part to a season-high six steals.

Lasher, of Dimond High fame, sank 8-of-17 field goals and grabbed six rebounds and handed off four assists.

Geraldton is 15-3 and one game out of first place in the SBL with a handful of games left in the regular season.

The 6-foot-7 leads the team in scoring at 21.5 points per game.