Two wins puts Cougars on top

PER­FECT WEEK­END HAS MEN’S TEAM IN PRIME PO­SI­TION

Cockburn Gazette - - SPORT -

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.

Mar­cus Goode

scored

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.

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