The Maitland Mustangs are turning the Maitland Federation Centre into a fortress with wins against Canberra Gunners and Penrith Panthers on the weekend.
The Mustangs were 74-64 winners against Canberra on Saturday night and backed up with another even team performance to beat Penrith 78-74 on Sunday.
Maitland's Championship Women collected their second win of the season beating Penrith 58-50 on Sunday after narrowly losing to Canberrra 62-60 on Saturday.
The men's starting five all scored double points in Sunday's win, which lifts the Mustangs to second spot with eight wins and two losses from their 10 games.
Central Coast Crusaders retain top spot with a eight and one record after beating Hornsby Spiders 92-67 and Manly are third with seven wins and two losses beating Bankstown 89-67 on Saturday.
Jack Edwards and Isaiah Ellis both recorded double-doubles in Sunday's win against Penrith. Edward scored 10 points and had 10 assists to go with his seven rebounds.
Ellis finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds and a super impressive six blocks after 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists on Saturday.
Mustangs skipper Terrell Turner was a model of consistency over the weekend scoring 18 points in both wins. On Sunday he also collected five rebounds and had four assist.
Young gun Daniel Millburn starred starred on Saturday night with 22 points, eight rebounds four assists and backed up with another fine performance with 16 points and five rebounds.
Skipper Terrell Turner continues to exert a big influence landing 18 points and Isaiah Ellis was consistent as ever with 14 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Josh Clifford finished with 14 points and eight rebounds against Penrith on Sunday after another fine defensive effort on Saturday when he collected eight rebounds.
The Mustangs women fell just two points short of backing up to collect their second win of the season in Saturday's 60-62 loss to Canberra.
Alyssa Bennett collected another double-doubles for the Mustangs with 22 points and 14 rebounds in Saturday's loss to Canberra and backing up with 13 points and 12 rebounds in Sunday's win.
Shakera Reilly was also dominant with 21 points and four rebounds on Saturday and 17 and four on Sunday.
Rachel Williams had a decisive input on Sunday landing 16 points to go with five rebounds.
Hannah Fox was a terrier in defence over the weekend collecting nine rebounds on Saturday and eight on Sunday.
The defensive effort was key with Deanne Tonkin also picking up seven rebounds and Kelly-Ann Grayson six.
The Mustangs Youth Men went down to 99-105 to the Illawarra Hawks in the Division 1 Men's Youth.
Taiga Cantor had a huge game scoring 39 points, Riley Markovich hit 25 and Lachlan Beavis 16.
On Sunday the youth men were defeated 95-78b by Penrith. Markovich top scored with 20 points, Cantor scored 18 and Beavis 12.
The Mustangs Youth Women had the weekend off, but return to action with all four Maitland teams at the Maitland Federation Centre next Saturday.