Goode news for Cougars
MEN RECORD BIG WIN OVER MANDURAH
THE Cockburn Cougars returned to form with a big win over Mandurah on Friday.
Marcus Goode scored 26 points, shooting at 65 per cent from the field and hitting four from five from the three-point line to lead the home side to a 115 to 77 win.
Gavin Field was not far behind with 25 points, shooting at an outrageous 83.3 per cent and hitting five threes himself.
Trevor Setty scored 20 points for the Magic.
Across town, Lakeside slumped to its fifth consecutive defeat after falling to the previously winless Kalamunda 128 to 123 in overtime.
Kalamunda had lost its opening 11 games of the season but proved too good for the Lightning.
Jarrad Prior led the Suns to victory with 31 points.
Daniel Alexander put in another strong performance for the Lightning with 32 points.
Teammate T.J. Hallice scored 27.
In the women’s division, Lakeside recovered from last week’s loss to beat Kalamunda 100 to 85.
Ashleigh Grant and Ali Schwagmeyer netted 27 points each to lead the home side to victory.
Carley Mijovic scored 24 points and Sabrina Jeridore 23 for Kalamunda.
Cockburn’s three-game winning streak ended at the hands of Mandurah in a feisty, passion-filled game.
The umpires were under fire all game, with players from both teams, and the fans, taking exception to a number of calls.
Annette Davis, Casey Mihovilovich and Adijat Adams all scored 15 points or more to help the Magic home 73 to 64.
Candace Williams scored 27 points for the Cougars.
Unfortunately the support around her was lacking.
Cherridy Thornton was the only other Cougar to reach double figures, scoring 11 points.
Marcus Goode (22) top-scored with 26 points for the Cougars.