Two wins puts Cougars on top
PERFECT WEEKEND HAS MEN’S TEAM IN PRIME POSITION
THE Cockburn Cougars men sit two games clear on top of the State Basketball League table after a double win over the weekend.
On Friday, Gavin Field drained 28 points and made five assists to help the Cougars claim the Community Newspaper Group Cup after a 115-108 win over Willetton.
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In the familiar surrounds of Wally Hagan Stadium, on Saturday the Cougars notched up win number two for the weekend, this time a 104-89 victory over the Geraldton Buccaneers.
31 points, shooting at close to 70 per cent from short range.
The Cougars women endured another tough weekend after falling well short in their clash with Willetton on Friday.
Candace Williams scored 25 points but it was not enough to stop the Cougars losing 82-55.
Both Cougars sides play the South West Slammers at Eaton Recreation Centre on Saturday.
On the other side of town, the Lakeside Lightning found a road trip against the Rockingham Flames too hard to handle.
The Lightning women went down by 16 points, while the men were never really in the game, going down by 28 points despite 20 points each from TJ Hallice and Seva Chan. Both Lakeside Lightning teams will host the East Perth Eagles on Friday night.