Great eight straight
COCKBURN extended its winning run to eight following an entertaining clash with the Rockingham Flames at Wally Hagan Stadium on Saturday night.
Marcus Goode scored a season-high 40 points in the 130-122 win, adding 21 rebounds, three assists and two steals to an allround performance.
The US import had plenty of support, with Julian Pesava scoring 27, Rhett Della Maddalena 25, and Daniel Thomas 22.
For the visitors, Cooper Land scored 30 points at 64 per cent.
Taylor Land netted 25 points and Ryan Godfrey scored 20.
The Cougars sit equal top of the table with the Joondalup Wolves.
Across town Lakeside slumped to its 13th straight loss. The Lightning was beaten 99-87, despite 25 points from TJ Hallice and 23 from Daniel Alexander.
In the women’s division, Cockburn lost its third straight match after going down to Rockingham 89-68.
Candace Williams scored 29 points but ultimately it was not enough.
Lakeside had a bye.