Knights sur­vive ma­jor scare

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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.

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