Knights survive major scare
the next two minutes as he scored eight consecutive points, all from close range, to make it 46-47.
Tom Edwards struggled from deep but his three gave Knights breathing space, only for Mitch Lenegan and Beattie to tie things up with 21⁄ minutes to play. 2
Willmore bobbed up with another basket to edge Knights ahead, and after a frantic final few moments that included an unsportsmanlike foul, Kye Griffiths made sure of the result to hand his side a 54-50 win.
Griffiths and Edwards finished with 12 points each as their side went at 25 per cent from threepoint territory, while Henrick Alforque hit 6 of his 10 points in the second half.
Lane had 20 points, including 12 in the second period.
In other round 3 matches, Crabs lost their first game after going down by five points to Ambassadors, who were led by Andrew Sephton (11) and Todd Knuiman (10).
A late Bodhi Holmes basket gave Albany Spartans a 42-41 win over the Raiders under-18 development squad and four triples from Gerson Alforque guided Kinjarling Thunder to a 37-29 win over Tigers.