Sarah Parsons was unbelievable in the dying stages as Kilsyth improved to 9-5 and now put their sights on a move further up the ladder with Nunawading and Bengido both just ahead with three losses a piece.

Parsons finished with 21pts and 11 rbds in one of the best games of her SEABL career.  During the last minute of regulation when the game was their to be taken, Parsons scored the final nine points including a 3 pt shot and the winning basket with just 2.6 secs remaining to send the Lady Cobras to their 3rd straight victory.

In what was one of the games of the season, neither team was able to gain control, there biggest lead of the night was just seven points with the lead changing hands 25 times.

Coach Jason Knight was ecstatic following the game as the Lady Cobras have now beaten Ballarat and Bendigo in the last two weeks in what are the two biggest wins of his short SEABL coaching career. 

Gemma Kerr  backed up her impressive game against Ballarat with 20pts including 4/7 from behind the arc and Jessica Lonon battled hard to contain Lady Braves star Gabrielle Richards holding her to 18pts and 11rbds while recording 11pts of her own.

Desiree Glaubitz was quiet on the stat sheet but as is her trademark did what the team required and pulled out some big defensive stops while finding her teammates for scores to finish with 7 assists and 9 pts.

The biggest different between the teams for the night was the free throw percentage with Kilsyth shooting at 77% compared to just 50% from Bendigo.  The Lady Cobras efforts on the boards were also reward winning the rebounds 34-29 in what is becoming a habit against much bigger sides.

State Minister for Sport and Cobras No.1 ticket holder James Merlino was a keen spectator as the Lady Cobras put on a show for massive crowd at the Snakepit.

The Lady Cobras now have three more wins then their closest rivals Ballarat (6-5) and with NW Tasmania dropping to 6-9 Kilsyth will be eyeing off 2nd or 3rd place on the ladder rather than holding onto 4th in 2008.

The Lady Cobras will be looking to win their 4th in a row next Sunday afternoon as they take on the visiting Southern District Spartans.  Kilsyth had a disappointing loss to Southern Districts earlier in the season and will be looking for some redemption in this match up.

The Lady Cobras wish to thank all the passionate supporters who cheered then to victory against Bendigo and looked forward to having you back courtside next Sunday as they take on the Spartans with tip off scheduled for 12.30pm

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