Matt O’Hea (22pts, 11/11 FT) led from the front helping the Swinburne Cobras to their seventh win of the Season. Along with Ryan Bathie (19pts, 6rbds) and Fernandez Lockett (18pts, 8rbds, 6 stls) O’Hea helped the Cobras build a big lead in the first half.
After leading by three points at quarter time Kilsyth scored 33 points in the second term to extend the margin to 19 points at the half.
Quincy Henderon (12pts) was once again outstanding at the defensive end helping to restrict the Bandits to just 34 points for the half.
Nick Payne (24pts, 6rbds) looked to get the Bandits back into the game in the third term reducing the margin to just 14 points at the final change.
In a late push, the Bandits got within seven points twice in the final term but Matt O’Hea’s perfect shooting from the free throw line allowed the Swinburne Cobras to ice the game.
Kilsyth will make the long trip back from Albury satisfied with their seventh win of the season and will be looking continue with the same form against the Sandringham Sabres next week.
The Swinburne Cobras will have something extra to play for this coming weekedn as Club Captain DJ Taylor plays his 400th SEABL game against the Sabres on Saturday 1 May 2010 at the Kilsyth Sports Centre. Tip off is scheduled for 8.15pm.
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