The Swinburne Kilsyth lady Cobras returned to Hugh McMenamin Court for the second time this weekend to take on the Launceston Tornadoes and for the second time this weekend they came away with the win, this time by 22 points.

Kilsyth was again without Abby Bishop and Chantella Perera which allowed more valuable minutes for Swinburne Lady Cobras young guns Emily van Poppel and Rebekah O’Donnell. Kilsyth started the game strong jumping out to a nine point lead at the end of the first quarter.

The second quarter Launceston pulled back the margin outscoring the Swinburne Lady Cobras 13-11; however Kilsyth still took a seven point lead into half time. Some great play from Hayley Moffatt saw the Swinburne Lady Cobras run away from the Tornadoes with a 21-13 third quarter which meant a 15 point margin at the last break.

Kilsyth ensure that the win was theirs with a 15-8 final quarter to take a 66-44 victory. After dropping two games in a row before this weekend it was vital the girls made the most of the weekend, they now sure up their position the top four.

Hayley Moffatts continued her form from last night’s game with 24 points and seven rebounds, Jordyn O’Shea (9pts, 6rbds) and Eva Afeaki (9pts, 14rbds) were also important. 

The Swinburne Kilsyth Lady Cobras now travel to Albury to take on Albury Wodonga next Saturday night June 25; tip-off is at 6:00pm.

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