After coming off a disappointing loss in Round Six, the Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras picked up their game, and enjoyed a resounding win over the Hobart Lady Chargers on Hugh McMenamin Court on Saturday night.

Offensively, the Swinburne Lady Cobras took control of the game in the first quarter. Firing on all cylinders, they shared the ball well, dishing out 23 assists.
The Lady Chargers attempted a comeback in the second half, however the Swinburne Lady Cobras were too strong, lifting their defensive game, whilst still managing to get points on the board. 

The girls displayed great team work throughout the game, and were rewarded with a convincing win (86 – 69). The standouts for the match were Ellie Junod with 16 points and 6 boards, and Gemma Kerr with 14 points, 2 rebounds and 2 from 4 from behind the arc.

After enjoying a win in Round Six, the Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras were always going to be in for a tough game against the Hobart Chargers, who had won four on the trot including their game on Friday night against Geelong. In the first quarter Hobart was true to current form, scoring 24 points and going into the break 10 points up.

With their backs against the wall, the Swinburne Cobras had to up their game, and that’s exactly what they did. The Men played a blazing second half, with Tim Lang and Auryn  MacMillan vital to the teams 8 point win (98 – 90). Tiri Masunda also played an outstanding game, ending up only two rebounds off a triple double.  

Head Coach Grant Wallace was “happy with the Men’s win over Hobart, however acknowledged that the team would have to keep things moving as they take on rivals Bendigo and Ballarat in a double header next weekend.

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